Prince Andrew of Yugoslavia

Prince Andrew Karadjordjević of Yugoslavia (Serbian: Andrej Karadjordjević; born June 28, 1929 in Bled, Yugoslavia; † 7 May 1990 in Irvine, California ), the younger brother of the last reigning King of Yugoslavia, Peter II was Karadjordjević.


Andreas is the third son of the sovereign of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia, King Alexander I Karadjordjević (1888-1934) and Princess Maria of Hohenzollern- Sigmaringen (1900-1961), daughter of King Ferdinand of Romania (1865-1927) and Princess Marie of Edinburgh (1875-1938), born. His father died on October 9, 1934 in an assassination attempt in Marseille, France. Together with his brother, Tomislav (1928-2000), he attended boarding schools in England and Switzerland.

On August 1, 1956 Andreas married in Kronberg im Taunus Princess Christina of Hesse- Kassel ( born 1933), from his marriage had two children:

  • Tatjana Maria ( b. 1957 ) ∞ Gregory Thune -Larsen
  • Christopher (1960-1994), died in a cycling accident.

After an affair with Princess Kira Melita of Leiningen (1930-2005), the daughter of Lavina ( b. 1961 ) comes, he divorced his first wife and married in 1962 Kira Melita, from the marriage were born two sons:

  • Karl Vladimir ( b. 1964 ) ∞ Brigitte Muller
  • Dimitri (born 1965 ), Vice President at Sotheby's in New York.

End of 1972, he is divorced again, two years later, he married Eva Maria Andjelkovich (* 1926). On 7 May 1990 Prince Andrew was found dead in his car in Irvine, heart attack.