Peter, Hereditary Prince of Yugoslavia

Hereditary Prince of Yugoslavia
Born (1980-02-05) 5 February 1980
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
House Karađorđević
Father Alexander, Crown Prince of Yugoslavia
Mother Princess Maria da Gloria, Duchess of Segorbe
Religion Serbian Orthodox
Styles of
The Hereditary Prince of Yugoslavia
Reference style His Royal Highness
Spoken style Your Royal Highness
Alternative style Sir
Yugoslav Royal Family

HRH The Crown Prince
HRH The Crown Princess

Peter, Hereditary Prince of Yugoslavia (born 5 February 1980 in Chicago, Illinois, United States), also known as Petar III Karađorđević (Serbian Cyrillic: Петар III Карађорђевић), is the eldest son of Alexander, Crown Prince of Yugoslavia and Princess Maria da Gloria of Orléans-Braganza. Prince Peter is the grandson of King Peter II.


Education and career

Prince Peter lived in Chicago until the end of 1981, when he moved with his parents to Virginia. In 1983, he first attended morning pre-school in Tyson's Corner, Virginia, and in 1984, he went to day school. In 1988 at the age of eight, he was a student at one of London's top preparatory day schools. In June 1998, he graduated from The King's School, Canterbury in England having obtained three A-levels in Art, Spanish, and French, and ten GCSEs. In 1999, he completed in London an art foundation course at Camberwell College of Arts (London Institute). In May 2000, he concluded a series art programmes on the European continent mainly in Barcelona and Seville. He spent a year 1999–2000 at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), a renowned art school on the East Coast of the United States. He is currently working in the field of graphic design and computer technologies.

He speaks English, Spanish and French, and is continuing with his Serbian studies.

Before the Serbian 5 October 2000 revolution, he travelled to Serbia in 1991 and in July 2000. On 17 July 2001, he and the Royal Family took up residence in the Royal Palace in Belgrade. He has travelled throughout Europe, the United States, and has visited the Middle East, South East Asia, Central and South America.



    Peter, Hereditary Prince of Yugoslavia
    Born: 5 February 1980
    Titles in pretence
    Preceded by
    Alexander II
    as King of Serbia (Titular)
    Crown Prince of Serbia
    4 February 2003 – present
    Reason for succession failure:
    Title abolished, merger of Kingdom of Serbia into Kingdom of Yugoslavia
    Yugoslavian royalty
    Preceded by
    Prince Tomislav of Yugoslavia
    as Hereditary Prince
    Crown Prince of Yugoslavia
    5 February 1980 – 4 February 2003
    Reason for succession failure:
    Communists abolished the Kingdom in 1945, SFR Yugoslavia Breakup on 1992 and Federal Republic Yugoslavia split in 2003 and Montenegro declare independence in 2006
    Title abolished
    Lines of succession
    First Line of succession to the Yugoslavian throne
    1st position
    Succeeded by
    Prince Philip of Yugoslavia
    Preceded by
    Alexander, Crown Prince of Yugoslavia
    Line of succession to the British throne
    (descended from Alfred, son of Victoria)
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