October 9, 1934
Alexander I of Yugoslavia's will, found after his assassination, appoints three people as members of the regency council to serve until Peter II reaches his majority.
The three members are Prince Paul of Yugoslavia, Alexander's first cousin.
Former Minister of Education Stankovich
and Governor Banterovitch of Zagreb.
Prince Paul is 41 years old. He was born in St. Petersburg, and spent his childhood there. When he turned 17, his Russian relatives decided that he should be educated in England. He attended Christ Church at Oxford, where he was a fellow undergraduate of the Prince of Wales.
A popular member of Oxford and London society, Prince Paul received his degree in 1921. Two years later, he married Princess Olga of Greece and Denmark. The Duke of York was his best man.