Prince Michael of Yugoslavia

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Prince Michael of Yugoslavia
Born (1958-06-18) 18 June 1958 (age 62)
Boulogne-Billancourt, Hauts-de-Seine, France
Full name
Michael Nicolas Paul George Maria
FatherPrince Alexander of Yugoslavia
MotherPrincess Maria Pia of Savoy
ReligionSerbian Orthodox

Prince Michael of Yugoslavia,[citation needed] (French: Michel de Yougoslavie,[1][2] Michael Nicolas Paul George Maria, born 18 June 1958)[citation needed] is an investment executive,[3][4][5][6] socialite and philanthropist.[2] He was formerly a real estate broker.[1][2] Prince Michael is a member of the House of Karađorđević and a Prince of Yugoslavia as a patrilineal descendant of Alexander Karađorđević, Prince of Serbia.[citation needed]

Early life and education[edit]

Michael, along with his twin brother, Dimitri, were born on 18 June 1958 and are the eldest sons of Prince Alexander of Yugoslavia and his wife, Princess Maria Pia of Savoy.[citation needed] Alexander and Maria Pia had a second set of twins, Sergius and Helene, in 1963.[citation needed] Michael has a younger half-brother, Dušan, from his father's second marriage to Princess Barbara of Liechtenstein.[citation needed]

Michael graduated from European Business School Paris.[2]


Michael relocated to Palm Beach, Florida, where he was a Real estate broker, for Sotheby's International Realty for 15 years.[7]

Michael currently works for Diligence,[8] a global business intelligence company, as a senior advisor to the Geneva office of the firm.

Philanthropy and charity work[edit]

As of 2010, Michael serves on the board of directors of Visionary Alternatives, Inc., a charity that discovers and funds aggressive alternative medical therapies for critically ill patients.[2] On June 19, 2015, he organized in Monte Carlo a charity dinner to support the Make a WISH project of the Serbian Embassy of the Sovereign Order of Malta.

Titles, styles and honours[edit]

Styles of
Prince Michael
Coat of arms of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia.svg
Reference styleHis Royal Highness
Spoken styleYour Royal Highness

Titles and styles[edit]

  • 18 June 1958 – present: His Royal Highness Prince Michael of Yugoslavia




  1. ^ a b Plunket, Robert (13 November 1994), "Palm Bech On Wry", The New York Times, retrieved 2010-08-04
  2. ^ a b c d e Visionary Alternatives, Inc. "BOARD OF DIRECTORS & ADVISORS". Visionary Alternatives, Inc. Archived from the original on 2011-07-28. Retrieved 2010-08-04.
  3. ^ Pierce, Andrew (6 February 2009), "Prince Charles targeted by Madoff fund", The Daily Telegraph, retrieved 2010-08-04
  4. ^ Sandler, Linda (6 February 2009), "U.K.'s Prince Charles Targeted by Madoff Marketer, Witness Says", Bloomberg L.P., retrieved 2010-08-04
  5. ^ Palmer, Richard (7 February 2009), "Charles on Madoff scam list", Daily Express, retrieved 2010-08-04
  6. ^ Gendar, Alison; Feiden, Douglas (24 December 2008), "Hedge fund founder Thierry de la Villehuchet kills self after losing $1B in Madoff scandal", Daily News, retrieved 2010-08-04
  7. ^ "Palm Beach On Wry". NewYorkTimes, Robert Plunket, November 13, 1994.
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  9. ^ Order of the Crown

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