Prince Philip of Yugoslavia

Prince Philip of Yugoslavia, also known as Filip Karađorđević (Serbian Cyrillic: Филип Карађорђевић; born 15 January 1982 in Fairfax, Virginia), is a member of the House of Karađorđević.

He is the son of Alexander, Crown Prince of Yugoslavia and Princess Maria da Gloria of Orléans Bragança, now married to the Duke of Segorbe. and the fraternal twin of Prince Alexander. He would be second in the line to the Throne after his elder brother, Prince Peter. Philip's paternal grandparents were Peter II of Yugoslavia and Alexandra of Greece, daughter of Alexander I of Greece and Aspasia Manos, who trace their patrilineal from George I of Greece to the Komnenos and their matrilineal from Olga Konstantinovna of Russia to the Romanovs. His maternal grandparents are Prince Pedro Gastão of Orléans-Braganza, and Princess Maria de la Esperanza of Bourbon-Two Sicilies. His Godparents are Queen Sofia of Spain, Constantine II of Greece, and Princess Anne, Duchess of Calabria.

Philip lived in Virginia until 1984. Together with his twin brother, he first attended school in London. In 2000, he graduated at The King's School, Canterbury. Philip graduated from University College London with a Bachelor Degree of Arts. Prince Philip is now working for a foreign financial institution in the City of London.

On 17 July 2001, Philip and the Royal Family took up residence in the Beli Dvor in Belgrade. He is also in line for succession to the British throne.

Philip is a matrilineal descendant of Polish princess Marie Leszczynska, Queen Consort of France, through an almost-three-century-long unbroken line of House of Bourbon daughters who all married to their own house.

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