Thursday, January 30, 2014

21st Anniversary of HM Queen Alexandra of Yugoslavia's death


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Belgrade, 30 January 2014 – The clergy Oplenac Church served a requiem today for 21st Anniversary of death of Her Majesty Queen Alexandra.
Wreaths were laid at the tomb of HM Queen Alexandra after the service. On behalf of His Royal Highness Crown Prince Alexander II, son of HM Queen Alexandra and HM King Peter II, wreath was laid by Mr Predrag Markovic, member of the Crown Council.
 Queen Alexandra was the daughter of HM King Alexander of the Hellenes and HRH Princess Aspasia of Greece and Denmark (née Aspasia Manos). Queen Alexandra was born in Athens Greece on 25 March 1921 and died on 30 January 1993 in East Sussex England. The Queen was educated at Westfield, the junior school of Heathfield, then she went to Heathfield. Following schooling in England, Queen Alexandra went to Mademoiselle Ozanne in Paris.
 Queen Alexandra met HM King Peter II of Yugoslavia in London in 1942 and they have married in March 1944, and their son HRH Crown Prince Alexander was born in London on 17 July 1945.
The Queen was buried at Tatoi Palace Royal Cemetery near Athens and her remains were transferred to Royal Family Mausoleum at Oplenac in Serbia and reburied on Sunday 26 May 2013 during State funeral together with her husband, HM King Peter II, her mother-in-law HM Queen Maria and her brother-in-law HRH Prince Andrej.

1 comment:

juan said...

Queen Alexandra really had a very sad life. The death of her father before she was born, her life in exile, her problematic relationship with her mother in law, her unhappy marriage, etc....