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 Marie of Yugoslavia

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Marie of Yugoslavia

Original Name Marija Karadjordjevic
Birth
Gotha, Landkreis Gotha, Thüringen, Germany
Death 22 Jun 1961 (aged 61)
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Burial Windsor, Windsor and Maidenhead Royal Borough, Berkshire, England
Plot Crypt
Memorial ID 6137147 View Source
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Queen Marie was a great-granddaughter of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert of the United Kingdom. The daughter of King Ferdinand I of Romania and Princess Marie of Great Britain and Ireland, Queen Marija Karadjordjevic was educated at the Romanian oryal palace. She spoke Romanian, English, French, German and Serbian. Her Majesty was occupied with science, physics and chemistry as well as being a great painter and sculptor. During and after World War II she took part in many humitarian organizations and institutions. Her husband King Alexandar I was assassinated in 1934 in Marseilles and was succeeded by his son Peter II.

Bio by: Connie Nisinger



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  • Originally Created by: Connie Nisinger
  • Added: 28 Jan 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6137147
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/6137147/marie_of_yugoslavia : accessed ), memorial page for Marie of Yugoslavia (9 Jan 1900–22 Jun 1961), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6137147, citing Royal Burial Ground, Windsor, Windsor and Maidenhead Royal Borough, Berkshire, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .