Kardam, Prince of Turnovo

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Prince Kardam
Prince of Turnovo
Kardam of bulgaria.jpg
Born(1962-12-02)2 December 1962
Madrid, Spain
Died7 April 2015(2015-04-07) (aged 52)
Madrid, Spain
SpouseMiriam de Ungría y López
IssuePrince Boris
Prince Beltrán
HouseHouse of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
FatherSimeon II of Bulgaria
MotherMargarita Gómez-Acebo y Cejuela

Kardam, Prince of Turnovo, Duke of Saxony[1] (2 December 1962 – 7 April 2015), was the eldest son of Tsar Simeon II of Bulgaria and his wife Doña Margarita Gómez-Acebo y Cejuela.

Kardam was born after the unseating of the Bulgarian monarchy. He was sometimes styled as if her were a crown prince. He was known also as Kardam of Bulgaria and Kardam of Turnovo, the latter being the title of the heir apparent of the Bulgarian throne.

Prince Kardam suffered severe injuries in a road accident in 2008, and did not recover. He died of a lung infection in hospital in Madrid on 7 April 2015, aged 52. [2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Biography HRH Prince Kardam of Turnovo – Official website of H.M. King Simeon II
  2. "Kardam, son of Bulgaria's last king, dies at 52". Sofia Globe. 7 April 2015. Retrieved 7 April 2015.