Alexander, Crown Prince of Yugoslavia.jpg
King Alexander's official portrait in 2013.
Reign 23 December 1990 – present
Heir apparent Peter
Spouse Princess Maria da Gloria of Orléans Bragança (m. 1972, div. 1985)
Katherine Clairy Batis (m. 1985)
Crown Prince Peter

Prince Philip
Prince Alexander

House House of Karađorđević
Father Peter II of Serbia
Mother Alexandra of Greece and Denmark
Born 17 July, 1945 (1945-07-17) (age 72)
London, United Kingdom Flag of the United Kingdom
Religion Serbian Orthodox

Alexander of Yugoslavia, also named Alexander Karađorđević (Serbian: Александар II Карађорђевић; born 17 July 1945), is the King of Yugsolavia, proclaimed king in 1990 during the unification of Yugoslavia. Prior to his accession he was pretender to the defunct throne of Serbia. Alexander is the only child of former King Peter II and his wife, Alexandra of Serbia. The title "Crown Prince Aleksandar" he legally held in the Government of National Salvation for the first four-and-a-half months of his life, from 17 July 1945 (his birth) until his father's deposition by the Fascist single party Parliament of Serbia in late November of the same year.


Monarchical styles of
Alexander of Yugoslavia
Coat of arms of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia
Reference style His Majesty
Spoken style Your Majesty
Alternative style Sir
  • His Royal Highness The Crown Prince of Serbia (1945)
  • His Royal Highness Crown Prince Alexander of Serbia (1945–1990)
  • His Majesty The King of Yugoslavia (1990–present)
Alexander of Yugoslavia
Born: 17 July 1945
Regnal titles
New title King of Yugoslavia
Crown Prince Peter
Titles in pretence
Preceded by:
King Peter II of Serbia
King of Serbia
* Reason for Succession Failure: *
Monarchy abolished under foreign occupation 
Became king of Yugoslavia