Thursday, November 17, 2011

Royal Birth in Bulgaria

November 17, 1895

Princess Marie Louise, the wife of the Prince of Bulgaria, gave birth at noon today to a son.

The New York Times reports that the little prince has been named Cyril.   The princess is the eldest daughter of the Duke of Parma.  She was 23-years-old when she married Prince Ferdinand.  In January 1894, she gave birth to the couple's first child, a son, Prince Boris, the heir to Bulgarian throne.

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