Prince Alexander of Yugoslavia (1924–2016)

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Alexander in 1958

Prince Alexander of Yugoslavia (Aleksandar Pavlov Karađorđević; 13 August 1924 – 12 May 2016) was the elder son of Prince Paul. His father served as Regent of Yugoslavia in the 1930s, and his wife, Princess Olga of Greece and Denmark.

He was born in White Lodge, Richmond Park, Surrey.

Alexander married Princess Maria Pia of Savoy, daughter of King Umberto II of Italy in 1955. Alexander and Maria Pia divorced in 1967.

On 17 February 2008, Alexander said that he did not support the declaration of independence by Kosovo.[1]

Alexander died on 12 May 2016 in Paris, aged 91.[2]

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