Jeanne of Bulgaria
Third girl of the King d' Italie Victor-Emmanuel III and of the Queen Helene of Montenegro, Jeanne is high with an aim of being married at ends dynastiques.
Thus, she marries Catholique lies in October 1930, the orthodoxe Tsar Boris III of Bulgaria; then, two weeks later, with place with Sofia, a second orthodoxe ceremony, this time, which causes a vigorous dissatisfaction on behalf of the Church catholique.
Moreover, the couple will have two children, Marie-Louise in January 1933, and Siméon in 1937 which will be both baptized according to the orthodoxe rite.
Accepted well by the Bulgarian population, partly because of its Slavic maternal origins, Jeanne takes part in many charity works and finance inter alia a hospital for children. Then, when Boris III lines up near the Germany Nazi during Second world war, Jeanne delivers visas with a certain number of Jews for their allowing to take refuge in Argentina.
But, in August 1943, Boris III dies in a mysterious way after a surging interview with Hitler; Siméon thus goes up on the throne, and a regency is assumed by Prince Cyrille, younger brother of Boris. However, the following year, the Soviet Union invades the country and abolishes, two years later, monarchy. Jeanne and her two years children take refuge then in Egypt then in Spain and starting from 1976, with the Portugal.
Nevertheless, after the fall of Communism in Bulgaria, Jeanne briefly goes there to collect herself on the tomb of her husband. She dies the February 26th 2000 with Estoril with the Portugal. Its remainders rest in Italy.
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