Princess Nadezhda of Bulgaria

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Princess Nadezhda
Duchess of Württemberg
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Princess Nadezhda, 1907
Born (1899-01-30)30 January 1899
Sofia, Bulgaria
Died 15 February 1958(1958-02-15) (aged 59)
Stuttgart, Germany
Burial Altshausen Castle
Spouse Duke Albrecht Eugen of Württemberg
Issue Duke Ferdinand Eugen
Duchess Margareta Luise
Duke Eugen Eberhard
Duke Alexander Eugen
Duchess Sophie
Full name
Nadezhda Klementine Maria Pia Majella
House Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
Father Ferdinand I of Bulgaria
Mother Princess Marie Louise of Bourbon-Parma
Religion Roman Catholicism

Princess Nadezhda of Bulgaria (Bulgarian: Княгиня Надежда) (Nadezhda Klementine Maria Pia Majella (Bulgarian: Надежда Клементина Мария Пия Мажелла)); 30 January 1899 – 15 February 1958) was a member of the Bulgarian Royal Family.


She was born in Sofia as the youngest daughter of Ferdinand I of Bulgaria and his first wife Princess Marie Louise of Parma who died giving birth to her. Along with her sister Princess Eudoxia she was educated under the direction of their step mother Eleonore Reuss of Köstritz.[1]

Princess Nadezhda was married on 24 January 1924 at Bad Mergentheim, Germany to Duke Albrecht Eugen of Württemberg (8 January 1895 Stuttgart - 24 June 1954 Schwäbisch Gmünd) the second son of Albrecht, Duke of Württemberg. They had five children.[2]

  • Duke Ferdinand Eugen of Württemberg (b. 3 April 1925 Karlsruhe)
  • Duchess Margareta Luise of Württemberg (b. 25 November 1928 Karlsruhe) married in 1970 to François Luce de Chevigny (b. 1928)
  • Duke Eugen Eberhard of Württemberg (b. 2 November 1930 Karlsruhe) married in 1962 (div 1972) Archduchess Alexandra of Austria (b. 1935), daughter of Princess Ileana of Romania and had no issue
  • Duke Alexander Eugen of Württemberg (b. 5 March 1933 Stuttgart)
  • Duchess Sophie of Württemberg (b. 16 February 1937 Stuttgart) married in 1969 (div 1974) Antonio Manuel Rôxo de Ramos-Bandeira (1937–1987)

Princess Nadezhda died aged 59 in Stuttgart, Germany.



  1. ^ "Queen of Bulgaria is coming to the United States". Magazine Fashions Automobiles: New York Times. 1914-03-29. p. SM7. 
  2. ^ Lundy, Darryl. "Nadejda Klementine Maria Pia Majella of Bulgaria, Princess of Bulgaria". The Peerage. Retrieved 2008-03-02.