Princess Elizabeth of Yugoslavia

Princess Elizabeth of Yugoslavia

Yugoslav Princess + Serbian Princess + Serbian Presidential Candidate
Born Apr 7, 1936

Princess Elizabeth of Yugoslavia is a Serbian and Yugoslav princess, a member of the House of Karageorgevich, a human rights activist and a former presidential candidate for Serbia. She is also known as Jelisaveta Karadjordjevic.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Princess Elizabeth of Yugoslavia.


1936 Birth Born on April 7, 1936.


1947 11 Years Old On 2 August 1947, Edvard Kardelj, then vice president of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, issued a decree that confiscated all these properties from the royal Karadjordjević family. This followed an earlier decree in March 1947, stripping the family of their citizenship. His decree, the ‘National Assembly of the Presidency of the People’s Federal Republic of Yugoslavia,’ was abolished in 2001 after the deposing of Slobodan Milošević. … Read More


1961 25 Years Old Princess Elizabeth married Howard Oxenberg on 21 January 1961 and were divorced in 1966. … Read More


1969 33 Years Old Princess Elizabeth's second marriage was to Neil Balfour (born 1944) on 23 September 1969 and were divorced in November 1978. … Read More


1987 51 Years Old Princess Elizabeth married a third time, to former Prime Minister of Peru Manuel Ulloa Elías (1922–1992) on 28 February 1987. They separated in 1989, although the marriage was never officially dissolved. … Read More
1989 53 Years Old …  Working behind the scenes through United Nations programs, she also journeyed to the Vatican in 1989 to ask Monsignor Tauran, then Holy See Secretary for Relations with States, to help improve relations between Catholic and Orthodox communities in Yugoslavia.
1990 54 Years Old At the end of 1990, she created the Princess Elizabeth Foundation, a non-political, not-for-profit organization after foreseeing the crucial importance of a vehicle to address the tension brewing just below the surface. … Read More
1991 55 Years Old Before the breakup of Yugoslavia began in 1991, she invited the Orthodox Bishop Sava and the Mufti of Belgrade, along with the Yugoslav Minister for Religious Affairs to attend a conference in Moscow that was hosted by Mikhail Gorbachev. … Read More


2002 66 Years Old In 2002, Princess Elizabeth received the first Nuclear Disarmament Forum Award, the Demiurgus Peace International, (accompanying president Vladimir Putin, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Ted Turner and others) for outstanding achievements in the field of strengthening peace among nations in Zug, Switzerland.
2004 68 Years Old She decided to run for President of Serbia in the 2004 Serbian presidential election, despite her cousin Alexander's objections, stating that the Royal Family should stay out of politics. … Read More
2008 72 Years Old HRH Princess Elizabeth was granted heraldic arms in June 2008. … Read More
2013 77 Years Old In 2013, it was announced that the villa "Crnogorka", in Uzicka Street, Dedinje, was to be returned to Princess Elizabeth.
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