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
   Boris III
   Kyril, Prince of Preslav
   Princess Eudoxia
   Nadejda, Duchess Albrecht Eugen of Württemberg
Boris III
Children
   Marie Louise, Princess of Koháry
   Simeon II
Simeon II
Children
   Kardam, Prince of Turnovo
   Kyril, Prince of Preslav
   Kubrat, Prince of Panagiurishte
   Konstantin-Assen, Prince of Vidin
   Princess Kalina, Mrs. Muñoz
Grandchildren
   Boris, Prince of Turnovo
   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]

Members of royal family[edit]

The Bulgarian royal family includes:[1]

Members of the extended family[edit]

The Tsar's extended family includes:

  • Mr. Antonio "Kitín" Muñoz (The Tsar's son-in-law; Princess Kalina's husband)
    • Mr. Simeon Hassan Muñoz (The Tsar's grandson)
  • Mr. Bronislaw Chrobok (The Tsar's brother-in-law, Princess Marie Louise's second husband)
    • HSH Prince Boris of Leiningen (The Tsar's nephew, first son of Princess Marie Louise and her first husband, the late Prince Karl of Leiningen)
    • HSH Princess Cheryl of Leiningen (The Tsar's niece-in-law; Prince Boris of Leiningen's second wife)
      • HSH Prince Nicholas of Leiningen (The Tsar's grandnephew)
      • HSH Prince Karl Heinrich of Leiningen (The Tsar's grandnephew)
      • HSH Princess Juliana of Leiningen (The Tsar's grandniece)
    • HSH Prince Hermann Friedrich of Leiningen (The Tsar's nephew, second son of Princess Marie Louise and her first husband)
    • HSH Princess Deborah of Leiningen (The Tsar's niece-in-law; Prince Hermann Friedrich of Leiningen's wife)
      • HSH Princess Tatiana of Leiningen (The Tsar's grandniece)
      • HSH Princess Nadia of Leiningen (The Tsar's grandniece)
      • HSH Princess Alexandra of Leiningen (The Tsar's grandniece)
    • HSH Princess Alexandra, Mrs Champalimaud Raposo de Magalhães (The Tsar's niece, daughter of Princess Marie Louise and her second husband)
    • Mr. Jorge Champalimaud Raposo de Magalhães (The Tsar's nephew-in-law; Princess Alexandra Chrobok of Koháry's husband)
      • HSH Prince Luis de Magalhães of Kohary,(The Tsar's grandnephew)
      • HSH Princess Giovanna de Magalhães of Kohary, (The Tsar's grandniece)
      • HSH Princess Clémentine de Magalhães of Kohary,(The Tsar's grandniece)
    • HSH Prince Pawel Chrobok of Koháry (The Tsar's nephew, son of Princess Marie Louise and her second husband)
    • HSH Princess Ariana of Koháry (The Tsar niece-in-law; Prince Pawel Chrobok of Koháry's wife)

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