Living Members of
The Ruling House of Bulgaria, 1939-1945
Head of House
Boris III, Tsar of Bulgaria (1894-1943). Succeeded as Tsar in 1918 on the abdication of his father, Tsar Ferdinand I (see below). Died in Sofia on August 28, 1943, under mysterious circumstances.
Wife: Giovanna, née Princess of Savoy (1907- )
Ferdinand I, Tsar of Bulgaria, né Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1861- ). Elected Prince of Bulgaria in 1887 and proclaimed Tsar in 1908. Abdicated in 1918 in favor of his elder son, Tsar Boris III, and retired to Coburg, Germany.
Kyril, Prince of Bulgaria (1895-1945). Prince Regent of Bulgaria for his nephew, Tsar Simeon II, from August 28, 1943, to September 9, 1944. Killed by the Russians on February 1, 1945.
Eudoxia, Princess of Bulgaria (1898- )
Nadeshda, Duchess Albrecht of Württemberg (1899- )
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