Peter, Hereditary Prince of Yugoslavia

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Hereditary Prince of Serbia
Његово Краљевско Височанство Принц Наследник Петар Карађорђевић од Србија.jpg
Born (1980-02-05) 5 February 1980 (age 38)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
House Karađorđević
Father Alexander, Crown Prince of Yugoslavia
Mother Princess Maria da Gloria, Duchess of Segorbe
Yugoslav royal family
Coat of arms of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia.svg

HRH The Crown Prince
HRH The Crown Princess

Peter, Hereditary Prince of Yugoslavia (born 5 February 1980 in Chicago, Illinois, United States), also known as Petar III Karađorđević[who?] (Serbian Cyrillic: Петар III Карађорђевић[how?]), is the eldest son of Alexander, Crown Prince of Yugoslavia and Princess Maria da Gloria of Orléans-Braganza. Prince Peter is the grandson of King Peter II.

Education and career[edit]

Peter lived in Chicago until the end of 1981, when he moved with his parents to Virginia. In 1983, he first attended morning pre-school in Tysons Corner, Virginia, and in 1984, he went to day school. In 1988 at the age of eight, he was a student at one of London's top preparatory day schools. In June 1998, he graduated from The King's School, Canterbury in England having obtained three A-levels in Art, Spanish, and French, and ten GCSEs. In 1999, he completed in London an art foundation course at Camberwell College of Arts (London Institute). In May 2000, he concluded a series art programmes on the European continent mainly in Barcelona and Seville. He spent a year 1999–2000 at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), a renowned art school on the East Coast of the United States. He is currently working in the field of graphic design and computer technologies.

He speaks English, Spanish and French, and is continuing with his Serbian studies.

Before the Serbian 5 October 2000 revolution, he travelled to Serbia in 1991 and in July 2000. On 17 July 2001, he and the Royal Family took up residence in the Royal Palace in Belgrade. He has travelled throughout Europe, the United States, and has visited the Middle East, South East Asia, Central and South America.

His godfather was the late Prince Alexander of Yugoslavia.



Peter, Hereditary Prince of Yugoslavia
Born: 5 February 1980
Lines of succession
First Line of succession to the former Yugoslav throne
1st position
Succeeded by
Prince Philip of Yugoslavia
Preceded by
The Crown Prince of Yugoslavia
Line of succession to the British throne
(descended from Alfred, son of Victoria)