Princess Marie Louise of Bulgaria

Princess Marie Louise of Bulgaria
Princess Marie Louise
Princess of Bulgaria
Spouse Prince Karl of Leiningen
Bronislaw Chrobok
Prince Boris
Prince Hermann Friedrich
Alexandra Chrobok
Paul Chrobok
House House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
House of Leiningen
Father Boris III of Bulgaria
Mother Giovanna of Italy
Born 13 January 1933 (1933-01-13) (age 78)
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HM The Tsar
HM The Tsaritsa

HRH Princess Marie Louise

v · Bulgarian: Княгиня Мария Луиза Българска) (born 13 January 1933, Sofia) is the daughter of Tsar Boris III and Tsaritsa Ioanna and the older sister of Simeon II of Bulgaria. Her baptism in the Bulgarian Orthodox Church caused controversy at the time.[1]



After the abolition of the monarchy in 1946, Princess Maria Louise left the country with her mother and brother. They first lived in Egypt and then moved to Spain.

Marriage and issue

She married Karl, Prince of Leiningen in a civil ceremony on 14 February 1957 in Amorbach and in a religious ceremony on 20 February 1957 in Cannes. The couple had two sons:

Karl and Maria Luisa divorced on 4 December 1968.

On 16 November 1969, she married Bronislaw Chrobok (27 August 1933 Katowice), in Toronto, Canada. They currently live in Madison, New Jersey, and have a daughter and a son:

  • Alexandra Nadejda (born 14 September 1970)
  • Paul Alastair Antoni (born 3 May 1972)

Professional life

Princess Maria-Louise is a member of the Board of Trustees of the American University in Bulgaria.

In 2001, she visited and toured the church of St John of Rila the Wonderworker in Chicago's Portage Park community area.



British royalty
Preceded by
HRH Princess Sofia of Bulgaria
Line of succession to the British throne
123rd position
Succeeded by
Pawel Chrobok

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