Date Announced for the State Funeral for King Peter II, Queen Alexandra, Queen Maria and Prince Andrej of Yugoslavia

The official website of the Serbian Royal Family announced today that the state funeral for King Peter II, Queen Alexandra, Queen Maria and Prince Andrej will take place on May 26 of this year.

Queen Maria (left), Peter II (second left), Prince Andrej (second right), and Queen Alexandra (right)

Queen Maria (left), Peter II (second left), Prince Andrej (second right), and Queen Alexandra (right)

The late Yugoslavian Royals are to be re-buried in the Royal Family Mausoleum in Oplenac. Before the reburial, they will lay in the Royal Chapel of the Royal Palace in Belgrade. The surprising news that the two Yugoslavian Queens and Prince Andrej are to be reburied as well was officially announced only today, along with the announcement of the date.

On January 18, 2013 Crown Prince Alexander announced of the impending reburial of his father’s remains although no date was set back then. It is expected that Their Majesty’s funeral will be attended by most members of the Serbian Royal Family, representatives of the Serbian Orthodox Church, President Tomislav Nikolic and senior members of the Government.

To read more about King Peter and Queen Alexandra, read this post: Peter II and Queen Alexandra of Yugoslavia

To read the initial announcement on the King’s reburial, read this post: King Peter II of Yugoslavia To Be Reburied In Serbia

To read the announcement of Queen Alexandra and Queen Maria’s reburial, read this post: Queen Alexandra, Queen Maria and Prince Andrej to be reburied in Serbia

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