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Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

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Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha
Simeon in 2017
48th Prime Minister of Bulgaria
In office
24 July 2001 – 17 August 2005
PresidentPetar Stoyanov
Georgi Parvanov
DeputyNikolay Vasilev
Lydia Shuleva (2001–2005)
Kostadin Paskalev (2001–2002)
Plamen Panayotov (2003–2005)
Preceded byIvan Kostov
Succeeded bySergei Stanishev
Personal details
Born (1937-06-16) 16 June 1937 (age 86)
Vrana Palace, Sofia, Kingdom of Bulgaria
Political partyIndependent (2009–present)
Other political
National Movement Simeon II (2001–2009)
ChildrenKardam, Prince of Turnovo
Kyril, Prince of Preslav
Kubrat, Prince of Panagyurishte
Konstantin-Assen, Prince of Vidin
Princess Kalina, Countess of Murany
ParentsBoris III of Bulgaria
Giovanna of Italy
Alma materValley Forge Military Academy and College
Tsar of Bulgaria
ReignRegents' council 28 August 1943 – 15 September 1946
PredecessorBoris III
SuccessorMonarchy abolished
Vasil Kolarov (as Acting President)
See list
  • 28 August 1943 – 9 September 1944:
    9 Sep 1944 – 15 September 1946:
HouseSaxe-Coburg and Gotha-Koháry
ReligionEastern Orthodox
SignatureSimeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha's signature

Simeon Borisov Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, Tsar Simeon II or King Simeon II of Bulgaria (Bulgarian: Симеон Борисов Сакскобургготски; born 16 June 1937) is an important political and royal figure in Bulgaria. During his reign as the Tsar of Bulgaria from 1943 to 1946 he was a minor, the monarchical leader. He also served as the 48th Prime Minister of Bulgaria.

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