HRH Prince Alexander Karadjordjevic funeral and burial in Oplenac

The Requiem for the late Prince was officiated by Bishop Jovan of Sumadija and Bishop Irinej of Australia and New Zealand

20/05/2016

His Royal Highness Prince Alexander Karadjordjevic, the eldest son of Their Royal Highnesses Prince Paul and Princess Olga was buried today in the Saint George Church yard in Oplenac. Their Graces Bishop Jovan of Sumadija and Bishop Irinej of Australia and New Zealand officiated the funeral service at 10:30 am.

The solemn funeral was attended by Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander, Crown Princess Katherine and Hereditary Prince Peter who was Prince Alexander’s Karadjordjevic’s godson and HE Mr. Tomislav Nikolic, President of Republic of Serbia.

There were present HRH Princess Barbara, the widow of the late Prince, sons HRH Prince Michel, HRH Prince Serge and HRH Princess Eleonora and HRH Prince Dusan; sister HRH Princess Elizabeth, cousin Count Hans Veit Toerring-Jettenbach, HRH Princess Linda, HRH Prince Michael.

Also present were Mr Vladimir Bozovic, advisor to Prime Minister on behalf of Government of Serbia, General Ljubisa Dikovic, Chief of Staff of Army of Serbia, Mr. Dragan Zivanovic, Mayor of Topola, Mr. Dragan Jovanovic, president of Topola Municipal Assembly, and Mr. Dragan Reljic, director of King Peter I Foundation in Oplenac.

HRH Crown Prince Alexander ordered the removal of all state flags at the Royal Palace and the White Palace today in honour of the late Prince.

From left to right: HE Mr Tomislav Nikolic, president of Serbia, HRH Crown Prince Alexander, HRH Hereditary Prince Peter, HRH Crown Princess Katherine, HRH Prince Michael, HRH Princess Barbara, HRH Prince Dusan Medals at the catafalque of late Prince Alexander His Grace Bishop Jovan of Sumadija before the catafalque of late Prince Alexander HRH Hereditary Prince Peter carrying a wreath, behind him HRH Crown Prince Alexander and HRH Crown Princess Katherine

HE Mr Tomislav Nikolic, president of Serbia near the catafalque of late Prince Alexander HRH Prince Michael near the catafalque of late Prince Alexander HRH Princess Elizabeth near the catafalque of late Prince Alexander HRH Crown Princess Katherine near the catafalque of late Prince Alexander

HRH Crown Prince Alexander near the catafalque of late Prince Alexander HRH Prince Dusan near the catafalque of his father late Prince Alexander HE Mr Tomislav Nikolic, president of Serbia, HRH Crown Prince Alexander and HRH Hereditary Prince Peter From left to right: HE Mr Tomislav Nikolic, president of Serbia, HRH Crown Prince Alexander, HRH Hereditary Prince Peter, HRH Crown Princess Katherine, HRH Prince Michael, HRH Princess Barbara, HRH Prince Dusan, HRH Prince Serge, HRH Princess Eleonora and HRH Princess Elizabeth

Requiem for the late Prince Alexander was officiated by Bishop Jovan of Sumadija and Bishop Irinej of Australia and New Zealand Members of the Guard bring wreath of HE Mr Tomislav Nikolic, president of Serbia HRH Princess Barbara near the grave of her husband late Prince Alexander HRH Prince Serge near the catafalque of his father late Prince Alexander

HRH Prince Michael near the catafalque of his father late Prince Alexander HRH Crown Prince Alexander near the grave of late Prince Alexander HRH Hereditary Prince Peter near the grave of late Prince Alexander