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The current Bulgarian royal family is a line of the Koháry branch of the House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, which ruled Bulgaria from 1887 to 1946. The last tsar, Simeon II, became Prime Minister of Bulgaria in 2001 and remained in office until 2005. Members of the royal family hold the titles of Prince (Princess) of Bulgaria and Duke (Duchess) in Saxony, with the style of Royal Highness.[1]

House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
(Bulgarian royal line)
Coat of arms of Bulgaria (1927–1946).svg
Parent houseSaxe-Coburg-Gotha-Koháry
CountryBulgaria
Founded1887
FounderFerdinand I
Current headSimeon II
Final rulerSimeon II
TitlesPrince (Княз), Tsar (Цар)
Estate(s)Vrana Palace
Deposition1946

Coburg Peak on Trinity Peninsula in Antarctica is named after the Bulgarian royal house of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha.[2]

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Members of the royal familyEdit

The Bulgarian royal family includes:[1]

Members of the extended familyEdit

The Tsar's extended family includes:

  • Mr. Antonio "Kitín" Muñoz (The Tsar's son-in-law; Princess Kalina's husband)
    • HH Prince Simeon Hassan of Bulgaria (The Tsar's grandson)[3]
  • Mr. Bronislaw Chrobok (The Tsar's brother-in-law, Princess Marie Louise's second husband)
    • HSH Prince Boris of Leiningen (The Tsar's nephew, first son of Princess Marie Louise and her first husband, the late Prince Karl of Leiningen)
    • HSH Princess Cheryl of Leiningen (The Tsar's niece-in-law; Prince Boris of Leiningen's second wife)
      • HSH Prince Nicholas of Leiningen (The Tsar's grandnephew)
      • HSH Prince Karl Heinrich of Leiningen (The Tsar's grandnephew)
      • HSH Princess Juliana of Leiningen (The Tsar's grandniece)
    • HSH Prince Hermann Friedrich of Leiningen (The Tsar's nephew, second son of Princess Marie Louise and her first husband)
    • HSH Princess Deborah of Leiningen (The Tsar's niece-in-law; Prince Hermann Friedrich of Leiningen's wife)
      • HSH Princess Tatiana of Leiningen (The Tsar's grandniece)
      • HSH Princess Nadia of Leiningen (The Tsar's grandniece)
      • HSH Princess Alexandra of Leiningen (The Tsar's grandniece)
    • HSH Princess Alexandra, Mrs Champalimaud Raposo de Magalhães (The Tsar's niece, daughter of Princess Marie Louise and her second husband)
    • Mr. Jorge Champalimaud Raposo de Magalhães (The Tsar's nephew-in-law; Princess Alexandra Chrobok of Koháry's husband)
      • HSH Prince Luis de Magalhães of Koháry (The Tsar's grandnephew)
      • HSH Princess Giovanna de Magalhães of Koháry (The Tsar's grandniece)
      • HSH Princess Clémentine de Magalhães of Koháry (The Tsar's grandniece)
    • HSH Prince Pawel Chrobok of Koháry (The Tsar's nephew, son of Princess Marie Louise and her second husband)
    • HSH Princess Ariana of Koháry (The Tsar niece-in-law; Prince Pawel Chrobok of Koháry's wife)
      • HSH Princess Maya Chrobok of Koháry (The Tsar's grandniece)
      • HSH Prince Alexander Ferdinand Chrobok of Koháry (The Tsar's grandnephew)

Tsardom of BulgariaEdit

The ruling members were:

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b Almanach de Gotha (187th ed.). 2004. pp. 124–125.
  2. ^ Coburg Peak. SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-12-20. Retrieved 2015-07-03.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)

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