Browsing: King Petar II Karadjordjevic

Source: Sky News Hundreds of mourners including Serbian government officials have attended a state funeral for deposed King Petar II Karadjordjevic decades after his death in exile. The reburial of the king and other members of the former royal family is seen as an important act of national reconciliation. The bodies of Petar, who went into exile in 1941, his wife Queen Aleksandra, mother Queen Maria and brother Prince Andrej, had been exhumed from cemeteries in the United States, Britain and Greece. The four coffins, draped in Serbian royal flags and escorted by Serb army guardsmen, were transferred to the…