Prince Philip of Yugoslavia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Prince Philip
Born (1982-01-15) 15 January 1982 (age 33)
Fairfax, Virginia
House House of Karađorđević
Father Alexander, Crown Prince of Yugoslavia
Mother Princess Maria da Gloria, Duchess of Segorbe
Styles of
Prince Philip of Yugoslavia
Coat of arms of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia.svg
Reference style His Royal Highness
Spoken style Your Royal Highness
Alternative style Sir
Yugoslav Royal Family
Coat of arms of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia.svg

HRH The Crown Prince
HRH The Crown Princess

Prince Philip of Yugoslavia, also known as Filip Karađorđević (Serbian Cyrillic: Филип Карађорђевић; born 15 January 1982 in Fairfax, Virginia), is a member of the House of Karađorđević.

He is the son of Alexander, Crown Prince of Yugoslavia, and Princess Maria da Gloria, Duchess of Segorbe, and the fraternal twin of Prince Alexander of Yugoslavia. He would be second in the line to the throne after his elder brother, Hereditary Prince Peter. His godparents are Queen Sofia of Spain, King Constantine II of Greece, and Princess Anne, Duchess of Calabria.

Philip lived in Virginia until 1984. Together with his twin brother, he was educated in London and Canterbury. In June 2000 he completed sixth form at The King's School, Canterbury. He was awarded a BA from University College London at the completion of his university studies. Prince Philip is now working for a foreign financial institution in the City of London.

On 17 July 2001, Philip and the Royal Family took up residence in the Royal Palace in Belgrade.[1] He is also in line for Succession to the British throne.[2]


16. Peter I of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes
8. Alexander I of Yugoslavia
17. Zorka of Montenegro
4. Peter II of Yugoslavia
18. Ferdinand I of Romania
9. Maria of Romania
19. Marie of Edinburgh
2. Alexander, Crown Prince of Yugoslavia
20. Constantine I of Greece
10. Alexander of Greece
21. Sophia of Prussia
5. Alexandra of Greece and Denmark
22. Petros Manos
11. Aspasia Manos
23. Maria Argyropoulos
1. Prince Philip of Yugoslavia
24. Prince Gaston, Count of Eu
12. Prince Pedro de Alcantara of Orléans-Braganza
25. Isabel, Princess Imperial of Brazil
6. Prince Pedro Gastão of Orléans-Braganza
26. Count Johann Dobrzensky de Dobrzenicz
13. Countess Elisabeth Dobržensky de Dobrženicz
27. Countess Elisabeth Kottulinsky von Kottulin
3. Princess Maria da Gloria of Orléans-Braganza
28. Prince Alfonso, Count of Caserta
14. Prince Carlos of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
29. Princess Antonietta of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
7. Princess Maria de la Esperanza of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
30. Prince Philippe, Count of Paris
15. Princess Louise of Orléans
31. Princess Marie Isabelle of Orléans


  1. ^ "THE ROYAL PALACE". The Royal Family of Serbia. Retrieved 1 July 2014. 
  2. ^ Reitwiesner, William Addams. "Persons eligible to succeed to the British Throne as of 1 Jan 2001". Retrieved 1 July 2014. 

External links[edit]

Prince Philip of Yugoslavia
Born: 15 January 1982
Titles in pretence
Preceded by
Prince Peter
as Crown Prince of Serbia
Hereditary Prince of Serbia
5 June 2006 – present
Yugoslavian royalty
Lines of succession
Preceded by
Prince Peter of Yugoslavia
Line of succession to the Yugoslavian throne
2nd position
Succeeded by
Prince Alexander of Yugoslavia
Line of succession to the British throne
descended from Alfred, son of Victoria