Happy Birthday to Tsar Simeon of Bulgaria, who turns 81 today! As many other deposed Royal Families do, the Bulgarians continue to wear some orders that were awarded by the Monarch up to 1946, when the monarchy in Bulgaria was abolished. Today we take a look at the ones we see the most!
This article has been written by fellow Royal Watcher and a twitter friend, Gabriel Aquino, who has also written about the Dutch Royal Orders, Swedish Royal Orders, and Greek Royal Orders. Continue reading
Crown Prince Pavlos of Greece celebrated his 50th Birthday, along with his daughter, Princess Maria Olympia’s, 21st Birthday, and his 22nd Anniversary with Crown Princess Marie Chantal in a lavish Party at their Country House in the Cotswolds. Among the guests were royalty from around Europe and numerous socialites. Continue reading
Tsar Simeon II of Bulgaria was joined by his entire family and members of foreign royal houses as he celebrated his 80th Birthday with a Thanksgiving service at the St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral in Sofia, Bulgaria on June 16th. Later, the King and Queen hosted a private party at Vrana Palace. Continue reading
Happy Birthday to Tsaritsa (Queen) Margarita of Bulgaria, who turns 82 today. The consort of the exiled Tsar Simeon II of Bulgaria, Queen Margarita is the daughter of Spanish aristocrats who were executed during the Spanish Civil War. She married Simeon in 1962, in Lausanne, Switzerland, and had five children. Simeon and Margarita finally returned to Bulgaria in 1996, and the former Tsar was even appointed Prime Minister from 2001 to 2005. Tsar Simeon and Tsaritsa Margarita currently reside in the grounds of his childhood home, Vrana Palace in Sofia. To celebrate her birthday, we will take a look at the tiaras worn by Tsaritsa Margarita. Continue reading