Nikola Karađorđević

Nikola Karađorđević

Death 12 Apr 1954 (aged 25)
Datchet, Windsor and Maidenhead Royal Borough, Berkshire, England
Burial Lausanne, District de Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland
Memorial ID 61548947 · View Source
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HH Prince Nicholas of Yugoslavia

Royal House of Karađorđević

Royal House of Oldenburg

Son of HRH Prince Paul, Prince and Regent of Yugoslavia, and HRH Princess Olga of Greece and Denmark.

Paternal grandson of Arsen Karađorđević, Prince of Serbia and Princess Aurora Pavlovna Demidova di San Donato.

Maternal grandson of HRH Prince Nicholas of Greece and Denmark and HIH Grand Duchess Elena Vladimirovna Romanovna of Russia.

Known as "Nicky", he was educated in England at Oxford University and was a frequent social escort to HRH Princess Margaret, sister of Queen Elizabeth II. The press often linked them romantically and speculated on a possible marriage between them.

Nikola died in an automobile accident in Buckinghamshire, England, just five miles from the home of his aunt, the Duchess of Kent.
(Datchet, the place of death, was transferred to the county of Berkshire in 1974)

His funeral service was held in London at the Serbian Orthodox Church on 17 April 1954.

Prince Nikola was unmarried and was survived by his parents, HRH Prince Paul and HRH Princess Olga of Yugoslavia; brother, Prince Alexander; sister, Princess Elizabeth; grandmother, HIH Grand Duchess Elena of Russia, Princess of Greece and Denmark; and his aunt, HRH The Duchess of Kent.

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  • Created by: A. I. Zimmer
  • Added: 13 Nov 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 61548947
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Nikola Karađorđević (29 Jun 1928–12 Apr 1954), Find a Grave Memorial no. 61548947, citing Cimetière du Bois-de-Vaux, Lausanne, District de Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland ; Maintained by A. I. Zimmer (contributor 46947938) .