Bulgarian royal family

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House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
Country Bulgaria
Parent house House of Wettin, Kohary branch
Titles Prince (Княз), Tsar (Цар)
Founded 1887
Founder Ferdinand I
Final ruler Simeon II of Bulgaria
Current head Simeon II of Bulgaria
Dissolution 1946
Bulgarian Royalty
House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
Coat of arms of Bulgaria (1881-1927).svg

Ferdinand I
Children
   Prince Boris
   Prince Kyril
   Princess Eudoxia
   Princess Nadejda
Boris III
Children
   Princess Marie Louise
   Prince Simeon
Simeon II
Children
   Prince Kardam
   Prince Kyrill
   Prince Kubrat
   Prince Konstantin-Assen
   Princess Kalina
Grandchildren
   Prince Boris
   Prince Beltran
   Princess Mafalda
   Princess Olimpia
   Prince Tassilo
   Prince Mirko
   Prince Lukás
   Prince Tirso
   Prince Umberto
   Princess Sofia

The current Bulgarian royal family is a line of the Kohary branch of the House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha which ruled Bulgaria from 1887 to 1946. The last tsar, Simeon II, became Prime Minister of Bulgaria in 2001 and remained in office until 2005. Members of the Royal Family hold the titles Prince (Princess) of Bulgaria and Duke (Duchess) in Saxony with the style of Royal Highness.[1]

Coburg Peak on Trinity Peninsula in Antarctica is named after the Bulgarian royal house of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.[2]

Main members[edit]

The Bulgarian royal family includes:[1]

  • TM The Tsar and Tsarina
    • TRH The Prince and Princess of Turnovo (The Tsar's eldest son and his wife)
      • HRH Prince Boris (The Prince and Princess of Turnovo's eldest son)
      • HRH Prince Beltran (The Prince and Princess of Turnovo's youngest son)
    • TRH The Prince and Princess of Preslav (The Tsar's second son and his wife)
      • HRH Princess Mafalda (The Prince and Princess of Preslav's eldest daughter)
      • HRH Princess Olimpia (The Prince and Princess of Preslav's yongest daughter)
      • HRH Prince Tassilo (The Prince and Princess of Preslav's son)
    • TRH The Prince and Princess of Panagiurishte (The Tsar's third son and his wife)
      • HRH Prince Mirko (The Prince and Princess of Panagiurishte's eldest son)
      • HRH Prince Lukás (The Prince and Princess of Panagiurishte's second son)
      • HRH Prince Tirso (The Prince and Princess of Panagiurishte's youngest son)
    • TRH The Prince and Princess of Vidin (The Tsar's yongest son and his wife)
      • HRH Prince Umberto (The Prince and Princess of Vidin's son)
      • HRH Princess Sofia (The Prince and Princess of Vidin's daughter)
    • HRH Princess Kalina (The Tsar's daughter)
  • HRH Princess Marie Louise (The Tsar's sister)

Tsardom of Bulgaria[edit]

The ruling members were:

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Almanach de Gotha (187th ed.). 2004. pp. 124–125. 
  2. ^ SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica