tsar simeon

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Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, once Tsar Simeon II/ Simeon II of Bulgaria has been the Tsar and Prime Minister of Bulgaria. One title he gained through sucession and the other through elections. He is one of the few monarchs that has been able to hold power through democratic election.

Among his other records, he is the first and only Tsar of Bulgaria and along with Mihail of Romania is one of the only living monarchs that was in power during WWII


Members of several royal families across Europe and the world in attendance at the Te Deum church service marking the King Carl XVI Gustaf’s 70th birthday today.

  • King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia of Spain
  • Queen Margrethe II of Denmark
  • Crown Prince Alois and Crown Princess Sophie of Liechtenstein
  • Prince Albert II of Monaco
  • Tsar Simeon II and Margarita of Bulgaria
  • Princess Takamado of Japan
  • Crown Prince Alexander and Princess Katherine of Serbia
  • Prince Leopold and Princess Ursula of Bavaria
  • Prince Manuel and Princess Anne of Bavaria
  • Prince Hubertus and Princess Kelly of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha