Boris, Prince of Turnovo

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Prince of Turnovo[1]
Born (1997-10-12) 12 October 1997 (age 21)
Madrid, Spain
HouseSaxe-Coburg and Gotha-Koháry
FatherKardam, Prince of Turnovo
MotherMiriam Ungría y López
ReligionBulgarian Orthodoxy[2]

Prince Boris of Bulgaria, Duke of Saxony,[3] Prince of Turnovo[1] (born 12 October 1997 in Madrid), is the elder son of Kardam, Prince of Turnovo, and the grandson of former Tsar Simeon II of Bulgaria.[2]

He is, after the death of his father on 7 April 2015, first in line of succession to the defunct Bulgarian throne.[1]

Boris, who has maintained close relations with the Spanish royal family since his father's death, speaks Spanish, English, French and some Bulgarian,[4] he is an artist,[1] devoted to sculpture, plays the guitar and was educated at the Lycée Français Molière in Villanueva de la Cañada in the vicinity of Madrid.[4] He chose to complete his baccalaureate studies in Austria.[4]


  • 12 October 1997 – 7 April 2015: His Royal Highness Prince Boris of Bulgaria, Duke of Saxony[3]
  • 7 April 2015 – present: His Royal Highness The Prince of Tarnovo[4]




  1. ^ a b c d El Mundo. Eduardo Verbo. 4 April 2015. Muere Kardam de Bulgaria, hijo del ex rey Simeón, a los 52 años. (Spanish). Retrieved 8 May 2017.
  2. ^ a b Béeche. Arturo E; the Coburgs of Europe. Eurohistory. 2013. pp. 292-294, 354-355. ISBN 978-0-9854603-3-4
  3. ^ a b c de Badts de Cugnac, Chantal. Coutant de Saisseval, Guy. Le Petit Gotha. Nouvelle Imprimerie Laballery. Paris. 2002. pp. 328-329, 335-337, 340 (French) ISBN 2-9507974-3-1
  4. ^ a b c d La Razón. Carmen Duerto. 28 April 2015. Boris de Bulgaria asume su destino. (Spanish). Retrieved 8 May 2017.
Boris, Prince of Turnovo
Cadet branch of the House of Wettin
Born: 12 October 1997
Bulgarian royalty
Preceded by
First in line
Line of succession to the former Bulgarian throne
1st position
Succeeded by
Prince Beltran of Bulgaria