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GENEALOGY OF THE ROYAL HOUSE OF KARAGEORGEVICH OF SERBIA AND YUGOSLAVIA

HISTORY OF THE ROYAL HOUSE OF SERBIA AND YGUSOLAVIA

ALEXANDER, CROWN PRINCE OF YUGOSLAVIA, b at London 17 Jul 1945, Holder of Royal Order of Saint Prince Lazarus, Grand Master Orders of Star of Karageorge, the White Eagle, the Yugoslavian Crown, and Saint Sava, Kt of Saint Januarius, Gd Cross Orders of Immaculate Conception of Villa Viçosa, Saints Maurice and Lazarus, Pedro I and the Rose of Brazil, Bailiff Gd Cross Hon & Dev and Gd Cross of Merito Melitense of Sov Mil Order of Malta, Bailiff Gd Cross Constantinian Order of St George, has received also 1st class Order of Saint Sava of the Serbian Orthodox Church, etc, Capt British Army (ret), succ his father Peter II, King of Yugoslavia (b 6 Sep 1923; d 3 Nov 1970) and Princess Alexandra of Greece and Denmark (b 25 March 1921; m 20 March 1944; d 30 Jan 1993); m 1stly at Villamanrique de la Condesa, Prov Sevilla, Spain 1 Jul 1972 (m diss by div at Virginia, USA 19 Feb 1985), Princess Maria da Gloria (b at Petrópolis, Brazil 13 Dec 1946; m 2ndly at Seville 24 Oct 1985, Don Ignacio de Medina y Fernández de Córdoba, Duque de Segorbe, Conde de Moriana del Río, Grandee of Spain), dau of Dom Pedro Gastão, Prince of Orléans and Bragança and Princess Maria de la Esperanza of Bourbon-Two Sicilies. He m 2ndly at London 20 Sep (civ) and 21 Sep (relig) 1985, Katherine Clairy (b at Athens 13 Nov 1943; m 1stly at Athens 25 Nov 1962, Jack W Andrews; that m diss by div at Washington, DC 7 Apr 1984), dau of Robert Batis and Anna Dosti, and has issue by his first wife,
(The Royal Palace, Belgrade, Serbia; 36 Dover Street, London, W1S 4NL).

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Sons

1. Prince-Heir (Princ-Naslednik) Peter of Yugoslavia, b at Chicago, Illinois, 5 Feb 1980, Kt Order of Saint Prince Lazarus, Gd Cross Orders of Star of Karageorge, the White Eagle, the Yugoslavian Crown, and Saint Sava.
(36 Park Lane, London, W1Y 3LE)

2. Prince Philip, b at Falls Church, Virginia, 15 Jan 1982, Gd Cross Order of Star of Karageorge.

3. Prince Alexander, b at Falls Church, Virginia, 15 Jan 1982 (twin with Prince Philip), Gd Cross Order of Star of Karageorge.

Brothers of Father

Issue of Alexander I, King of Yugoslavia (b 4/16 Dec 1888; assassinated 9 Oct 1934) and Princess Marie of Romania (b 8 Jan 1900; m 8 Jun 1922; d 22 Jun 1961).

1. Prince Tomislav, b at Belgrade 19 Jan 1928, was heir presumptive to the Yugoslav Throne 9 Oct 1934 until 17 Jul 1945, Gd Cross Orders of the Star of Karageorge, the White Eagle, the Yugoslavian Crown, Saint Sava, Fidelity of Baden, Cmdr Ven Order of Saint John of Jerusalem; m 1stly at Salem, Baden 6 Jun 1957 (m diss by div at London 14 Dec 1981), Princess Margarita (4 Pemcombe Mews, Denbigh Road, London, W.11.) (b at Salem 14 Jul 1932), dau of Berthold, Margrave of Baden and Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark, and has issue,

1). Prince Nikolas, b at London 15 March 1958; Gd Cross Order of Star of Karageorge m at Faarburg, Denmark 30 Aug (civ) and at Düsseldorf 22 Nov (relig) 1992, Ljiljana (b at Belgrade 27 Dec 1959; m 1stly Ivan Coric; that m diss by div), dau of Lazar Licanin, and has issue,
(Leibnitz 12, Offenbach 63071, Germany).

(1). Princess Maria, b at Belgrade 31 Aug 1993.

2). Princess Katarina, b at London 28 Nov 1959; m at London 5 Dec 1987, George Desmond de Silva (b at Ceylon 13 Dec 1939), QC, Kt of Justice Order of Ven Order of Saint John of Jerusalem.
(28 Sydney Street, London, S.W.3.).

Prince Tomislav m 2ndly at Bournville, nr Birmingham 16 Oct 1982, Linda (b at London 22 Jun 1949), dau of Holbrook van Dyke Bonney and Joan Evans, and has further issue,
(Oplenac, Topola, Serbia, Yugoslavia; Orchard Cottage, Redlands Farm, Kirdford, West Sussex RH14 OLD).

3). Prince George, b at London 25 May 1984, Gd Cross Order of Star of Karageorge

4). Prince Michael, b at London 15 Dec 1985, Gd Cross Order of Star of Karageorge

2. Prince Andrej, b at Bled, Slovenia 28 Jun 1929; Gd Cross Orders of the Star of Karageorge, the White Eagle, Yugoslavian Crown, and Saint Sava, d at Los Angeles, California 7 May 1990; m 1stly at Kronberg, Taunus 2 Aug 1956 (m diss by div at London 31 May 1962), Princess Christina (b at Kronberg 10 Jan 1933; m 2ndly at London 3 Dec 1962, Robert van Eyck; that m diss by div at London 15 Dec 1985), dau of Prince Christoph of Hesse and Princess Sophie of Greece and Denmark, and has issue,

1). Princess Maria Tatiana, b at London 18 Jul 1957; m at 11 Aug 1990, Thune-Larsen 11 Aug 1990.

2). Prince Christopher, b at London 4 Feb 1960; Gd Cross Order of Star of Karageorge k in a motor accident at Islay, Inner Hebrides 14 May 1994.

Prince Andrej m 2ndly at Langton Green, nr Tunbridge Wells, Kent 18 Sep (civ) and at Amorbach 12 Oct (relig) 1963 (m diss by div at Frankfurt am Main 10 Jul 1972), Princess Kira (b at Coburg 18 Jul 1930), dau of Karl, Prince (Fürst) zu Leiningen and Grand Duchess Maria Kyrillovna of Russia, (Flat 4, 6 Frognal, Hampstead, London N.W.3.). He m 3rdly at Palm Springs, California 30 March 1974, Eva Maria (formerly Milica) (b at Vrnjacka Banja 26 Aug 1931; m 1stly F Lowe; that m diss by div 1973), dau of Milan Andjelkovic and Eva Jovanovic, and has further issue by his second wife,

3). Princess Lavinia Marie, b at London 18 Oct 1961.

4). Prince Karl Vladimir, b at London 21 March 1964, Gd Cross Order of Star of Karageorge.
(196 The Vale, London NW11 8SR).

5). Prince Dimitri, b at London 12 Apr 1965, Gd Cross Order of Star of Karageorge.
(196 The Vale, London NW11 8SR).

Brothers of Grandfather

Issue of Peter I, King of the Serbs, Croats and Slovenes (b 29 Jun/11 Jul 1844; d 16 Aug 1921) and Princess Ljubica (Zorka) of Montenegro (b 11/23 Dec 1864; m 30 Jul/11 Aug 1883; d 4/16 March 1890), having had issue, among whom,

 

1. George, Crown Prince of Serbia (from 1929 styled HRH Prince George of Yugoslavia), b at Rijeka 27 Aug/8 Sep 1887; Gd Cross Orders of Star of Karageorge, the White Eagle, and Saint Sava, d at Belgrade 17 Oct 1972, renounced his rights as Heir Apparent and his titles and privileges as Crown Prince of Serbia and holder of the Order of Saint Prince Lazarus at Belgrade 15 March 1909, author; m at Belgrade (civ) 1949 and (relig) 1955, Radmila (b at Soko Banja, Nis 4 Jul 1907; d at Belgrade 9 May 1993), Professor of Law University of Belgrade, dau of Rade Radonjic of Njegosh, Montenegro and Jelena Jovanovic.

2. Prince Andrej, b at Cetinje 23 February 1890; d at Cetinje 9 March 1890, bur at Cetinje, (re-buried at Oplenac, Topola).

Brother of Great-Grandfather

Issue of Alexander I Karageorgevich, Prince of Serbia (b 29 Sep/11 Oct 1806; d 3 May 1865) and Persida Nenadovich (b 3/15 Feb 1813; d 29 March 1873), having had issue, among whom,

Prince Arsen (Arsenije), b at Temesvár 4/16 Apr 1859; d at Paris 19 Oct 1938, Gen Russian Army; Cmdr-Gen Yugoslavian Army; m at St Petersburg 19 Apr/1 May 1892 (m diss by div 14/26 Dec 1896), Princess Aurora (b at Kiev 3/15 Nov 1873; d at Turin 28 Jun 1904; m 2ndly at Genoa 4 Nov 1897, Nicola, Count Noghera), dau of Paul Pavlovich Demidoff, Prince of San Donato and Princess Helena Petrovna Trubetzkoy, and had issue,

Prince Paul, b at St Petersburg 15/27 Apr 1893; d at Paris 14 Sep 1976, Prince Regent of Yugoslavia 9 Oct 1934 - 27 March 1941, Gd Cross Orders of Star of Karageorge, the White Eagle, Yugoslavian Crown and Saint Sava, Kt Orders of the Garter, the Annunziata, the Elephant, the Saint-Esprit, Gd Cross Royal Victorian Order, Gd Cross with Collar Order of Carol I of Roumania, Gd Cross Orders of the Redeemer, the Phoenix, the Legion of Honour, etc Gen Yugoslavian Army, BA, MA, Hon DCL, etc; m at Belgrade 22 Oct 1923, Princess Olga (b at Tatoi, nr Athens 29 May/11 Jun 1903; d at Paris 16 Oct 1997), Gd Cross Orders of Saints Olga and Sophia, etc dau of Prince Nicholas of Greece and Denmark and Grand Duchess Helena Vladimirovna of Russia, and had issue,

1). Prince Alexander, b at White Lodge, Richmond, Surrey 13 Aug 1924, Gd Cross Orders of Star of Karageorge, the White Eagle, Yugoslavian Crown and Saint Sava, Kt Order of the Annunziata, etc, Lt (British) Royal Air Force (ret); m 1stly at Cascais, Portugal 12 Feb 1955 (m diss by div at Paris 1967), Princess Maria Pia (b at Naples 24 Sep 1934), Dame of Hon Sov Mil Order of Malta, dau of Umberto II, King of Italy and Princess Marie José of Belgium, and has issue,

(1). Prince Dimitri Nicolas Paul Georg Maria, b at Boulogne-sur Seine 18 Jun 1958.
(120 1/2 East 65th Street, New York, N.Y. 10021, U.S.A.).

(2). Prince Michael Umberto Anton Peter Maria, b at Boulogne-sur-Seine 18 Jun 1958 (twin with Prince Dimitri).
(61 boulevard St. Antoine, 78000 Versailles, France).

(3). Prince Sergius (Serge) Vladimir Emanuel Maria, b at Boulogne-sur-Seine 11 March 1963, Photographer; m at Saint-Nom-la-Bretêche, Yvelines 6 Nov (civ) and at Merlinge, nr Geneva 30 Nov (relig) 1985 (m diss by div at Paris 29 Oct 1986), Sophie (b at Boulogne-sur-Seine 1 Apr 1962), dau of Betrand de Toledo and Françoise Gallier.
(Via Gaudenzio Ferraris, 10184 Torino, Italy).

(4). Princess Helene Olga Lydia Tamara Maria, b at Boulogne-sur-Seine 11 March 1963 (twin with Prince Serge), m at Neuilly-sur-Seine 12 Jan 1988 Thierry Gobert (b at Paris 14 May 1951).
(17 rue du Bac, 92150 Suresnes, France).

Prince Alexander m 2ndly at Paris 2 Nov 1973, Princess Barbara (b at Mährisch-Sternberg 9 Jul 1942), dau of Prince Johannes v. u. z. Liechtenstein and Countess Karoline v. Ledebur-Wicheln, and has further issue,
(Alvierweg 4, 9490 Vaduz, Liechtenstein; 53 Avenue Montaigne, 75008 Paris, France).

(5). Prince Duchan Paul, b at Saint Gallen 25 Sep 1977.

2). Prince Nikola, b at London 29 Jun 1928; Gd Cross Order of Star of Karageorge k in a motor accident at Datchet, nr Windsor 12 Apr 1954.

3). Princess Elisabeth, b at Belgrade 7 Apr 1936; m 1stly at Maryland, USA 21 Jan 1961 (m diss by div 7 March 1969), Howard Oxenberg (b at New York 27 Jul 1919). She m 2ndly at London 23 Sep 1969 (m diss by div 25 Jan 1978), Neil Balfour (b at Lima, Peru 12 Aug 1944), Banker. She m 3rdly at Lima, Peru 28 Feb 1987, Senator Manuel Ulloa (b at Lima 12 Nov 1922; d at Spain 6 Aug 1992), and has re-assumed the title of Princess of Yugoslavia and Royal Highness with permission of the Crown Prince.
(180 West 58th Street, Penthous D, New York, N.Y. 10019, U.S.A.).