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First photos of the young prince Stefan: All the 49 bells of the St. Sava Temple were tolling for his birth

Just a month after the wedding, Prince Filip and Princess Danica found out they were expecting a baby

From the moment he came to the world on Sunday at 10:30, Serbia has been impatient to meet the youngest Prince, little Stefan Karadjordjevic. After five days, the royal family decided to present the new member to the public.

Bells tolling in the temple, Belgrade is happy for the little prince: The first birth of a male child in the royal family in Serbia after 90 years

Foto: Milena Đorđević

Not only did he get in line for the Serbian crown right after birth, little Stefan, son of Prince Filip and Princess Danica Karadjordjevic, received a special treatment from the start.

Foto: Milena Đorđević

In honor of the fact that the first male child of a royal family was born in Serbia after 90 years, for the first time in history, all of the 49 bells of the St. Sava Temple in Belgrade were tolling. The bells of the church of St. George on Oplenac also sounded to mark the birth of the prince.

Foto: Milena Đorđević

His parents, Prince Filip and Princess Danica, got married on October 7 at the Cathedral Church in Belgrade. It was the first royal wedding after nearly 100 years when King Aleksandar and Queen Marija swore to eternal love in the same place.

Foto: Milena Đorđević

Filip Karadjordjevic was born in the USA in 1982. He lived in Virginia until 1984, after which he moved to London where he was educated. Filip is the second in the line for the Serbian throne, after the prince of successor Petar. He graduated from the University of London (UCL) at the Social Sciences Department and he graduated from the School of Hotel Management (EHL) in Switzerland. 

Foto: Milena Đorđević

Her Royal Highness Princess Danica was born in Belgrade in 1986 and she is a daughter of a famous painter, Cile Marinkovic. She has been living in Paris since 1992, where she completed most of her education.

Foto: Milena Đorđević

Foto: Milena Đorđević

Foto: Milena Đorđević

She graduated in graphic design and visual communications at the Academy of Applied Arts in Paris and in parallel with the Studies of Comparative Literature and Slavistics at the Sorbonne-Paris University. In London, Princess finished her Master of Graphic Design and Communication at the Chelsea College of Art and Design - the University of Art in London. He spent a large part of his childhood and growing up in Belgrade.

Foto: Milena Đorđević

(Telegraf.co.uk)

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