Prince Michael of Yugoslavia (born 1958)

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Prince Michael
Prince Michael of Yugoslavia
Born (1958-06-18) 18 June 1958 (age 58)
Boulogne-Billancourt, Hauts-de-Seine, Île-de-France, France
Full name
Michael Nicolas Paul George Maria
House Karađorđević
Father Prince Alexander of Yugoslavia
Mother Princess Maria Pia of Savoy
Religion Serbian Ortodox
Yugoslav royal family
Coat of arms of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia.svg

HRH The Crown Prince
HRH The Crown Princess

Prince Michael of Yugoslavia,[1] also known as Michel de Yougoslavie,[2][3] (Michael Nicolas Paul George Maria; born 18 June 1958 in Boulogne-Billancourt, Hauts-de-Seine, Île-de-France, France[1]) is an investment executive,[4][5][6][7][8] socialite and philanthropist.[3] He was formerly a real estate broker.[2][3] 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.[1]


Prince Michael, along with his twin brother, Prince Dimitri of Yugoslavia, were born on 18 June 1958 and are the eldest sons of Prince Alexander of Yugoslavia and his wife, Princess Maria Pia of Savoy.[1] Alexander and Maria Pia had a second set of twins, Prince Sergius and Princess Helene of Yugoslavia, in 1963.[1] Prince Michael has a younger half-brother, Prince Dushan of Yugoslavia, from his father's second marriage to Princess Barbara of Liechtenstein.[1]


Prince Michael graduated from European Business School Paris.[3]


Prince Michael relocated to Palm Beach, Florida, where he was a Real estate broker, for Sotheby's International Realty for 15 years.[2][3] In 1994, he was reportedly going into the vitamin business.[2]

Prince Michael joined Access International Advisors

Prince Michael currently works for Diligence , a global business intelligence company, as a Senior Advisor to the Geneva office of the firm.

Philanthropy and charity work[edit]

As of 2010, Prince 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.[3] He has organized in Monte Carlo (June 19, 2015) a very important Charity-dinner to support the "Make a WISH" project of the Serbian Embassy of the Sovereign Order of Malta (>

Titles, styles, honours and arms[edit]

Styles of
Prince Michael of Yugoslavia
Coat of arms of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia.svg
Reference style His Royal Highness
Spoken style Your Royal Highness
Alternative style Sir

Titles and styles[edit]

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




  1. ^ a b c d e f Paul Theroff. "YUGOSLAVIA". Paul Theroff's Royal Genealogy Site. Retrieved 2010-08-04. 
  2. ^ a b c d Plunket, Robert (13 November 1994), "Palm Bech On Wry", The New York Times, retrieved 2010-08-04  Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "Plunket" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).
  3. ^ a b c d e f Visionary Alternatives, Inc. "BOARD OF DIRECTORS & ADVISORS". Visionary Alternatives, Inc. Retrieved 2010-08-04. 
  4. ^ Pierce, Andrew (6 February 2009), "Prince Charles targeted by Madoff fund", The Daily Telegraph, retrieved 2010-08-04 
  5. ^ Sandler, Linda (6 February 2009), "U.K.'s Prince Charles Targeted by Madoff Marketer, Witness Says", Bloomberg L.P., retrieved 2010-08-04 
  6. ^ Palmer, Richard (7 February 2009), "Charles on Madoff scam list", Daily Express, retrieved 2010-08-04 
  7. ^ Prynn, Jonathan (24 December 2008), "'Ashamed' broker who lost aristocracy £1bn in Madoff fraud dies after slashing wrists in New York office", Daily Mail, retrieved 2010-08-04 
  8. ^ 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 
  9. ^ Royal Family of Serbia

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Prince Michael of Yugoslavia (born 1958)
Born: 18 June 1958
British royalty
Preceded by
Prince Dimitri of Yugoslavia
Line of succession to the British throne Succeeded by
Prince Sergius of Yugoslavia