Prince Nikola of Yugoslavia (b. 1958)

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Prince Nikolas
Spouse Ljiljana Licanin
Issue Princess Marija
House House of Karađorđević
Father Prince Tomislav of Yugoslavia
Mother Princess Margarita of Baden
Born (1958-03-15) 15 March 1958 (age 56)
London, England
Styles of
Prince Nikolas of Yugoslavia
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Reference style His Royal Highness
Spoken style Your Royal Highness
Alternative style Sir

Prince Nikolas of Yugoslavia (born 15 March 1958) is a prince of Yugoslavia[1] and a member of the House of Karadordevic. Currently fourth in the line of succession to the defunct Yugoslavian throne, he is also in the line of succession to the British throne as a great-grandson of Princess Marie of Edinburgh, herself a granddaughter of Victoria of the United Kingdom.

Yugoslav Royal Family
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HRH The Crown Prince*
HRH The Crown Princess*

Prince Nikolas was born in London to Prince Tomislav of Yugoslavia, second son of Alexander I, the first king of Yugoslavia, and Princess Margarita of Baden. Both his mother and father were descendants of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom. Through his mother he is a great-grandson of Princess Alice of Battenberg, great-granddaughter of Victoria, and through his father he is a great-grandson of Princess Marie of Edinburgh, Victoria's granddaughter. He has one sister, Princess Katarina of Yugoslavia and Serbia, wife of Sir Desmond Lorenz de Silva, and two half-brothers, Prince George and Prince Michael. He is a first cousin of Alexander, Crown Prince of Yugoslavia. Also through his mother, Princess Margarita of Baden, Nikolas is a great-nephew of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (Consort of Queen Elizabeth II), and a first cousin once removed of Charles, Prince of Wales.

He married Ljiljana Licanin (born 12 December 1957 in Zemun, Serbia) on 30 August 1992 in Denmark in a civil ceremony. A religious ceremony was performed in Düsseldorf-Lichtenbroich, Germany on 22 November 1992. Their only child is Princess Marija of Yugoslavia, born 31 August 1993 in Belgrade.

Ancestry[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Shaw, edited by Charles Kidd ; assistant editor Christine (2007). Debrett's peerage & baronetage : comprises information concerning the royal family, the peerage and baronetage. ([147th ed.] ed.). Richmond, Surrey: Debrett's. p. 99. ISBN 978-1-870520-80-5. Retrieved 20 January 2011. 

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Lines of succession
Preceded by
Prince Alexander of Yugoslavia
Line of succession to the British throne
descended from Alfred, son of Victoria
Succeeded by
Princess Marija of Yugoslavia
Line of succession to the Yugoslavian throne
4th position
Succeeded by
Prince George of Yugoslavia