Maria Luisa of Bulgaria

Maria Luisa, Princess of Bulgaria

Named for her paternal grandmother Queen Maria Luisa of the Bulgarians, née Princess of Bourbon-Parma.

Daughter of Boris III King of the Bulgarians (1894-1943) by his wife Giovanna Princess of Savoy (1907-2000).

Born: Sofia 13. Jan 1933


  1. (civ.) Amorbach, Bavaria 14. Feb and (rel.) Cannes 20. Feb 1957 (div. 1968) Karl Prinz zu Leiningen (1928-1990), son of Karl Fürst zu Leiningen (1898-1946) and Maria Kirillovna Grand Duchess of Russia (1907-1951)

  2. Toronto 16. Nov 1969 Bronislaw Chrobok (b. Kattowitz, Poland 27 Aug 1933)

Issue of first marriage:

Issue of second marriage:

Genealogisches Handbuch des Adels, Fürsten, Vol XV, Starke Verlag 1997 (Bulgaria); Genealogisches Handbuch des Adels, Fürsten I, Vol XVII, Starke Verlag 2004 (Leiningen); Marlene A. Eilers ”Queen Victoria’s Descendants”, Rosvall Royal Books 1997; Georges Dufoux ”Les Saxe-Cobourg-Gotha. Une dynastie mythique”, Fontainbleau 2000