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A memorial service for HRH Princess Margarita of Baden, who died last week was held at the Serbian Orthodox Church, St. Sava’s in London where several hundred Serbs paid respect to her contribution to the Serbian Community in the UK since her marriage to the late Prince Tomislav of Yugoslavia in 1957.
The service was attended by their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander, Crown Princess Katherine, Prince Philip, Princess Katarina (daughter of Princess Margarita and Prince Tomislav), Prince Nikola (son of Princess Margarita and Prince Tomislav) with his daughter Maria and Victoria de Silva (granddaughter).
The funeral was also attended by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh (uncle of HRH Princess Margarita), Sir Brian McGrath, HM Queen Anna Marie of Greece, HRH Princess Sarvath of Jordan and her two daughters, Prince Max and Princess Valerie of Baden, Prince Ludwig and Princess Mandi of Baden Prince Bernhard of Baden and Princess Stephanie Prince Leopold of Baden of Baden, Prince Michael of Baden, Prince Berthold of Baden, Princess Marie Louse of Baden, His Excellency Dr Popovic, Ambassador Republic of Serbia, and many other distinguished guests.
The service for Princess Margarita who had converted to the Serbian Orthodox faith was officiated by His Grace Dositej, Bishop of Great Britain and Scandinavia and His Grace Bishop Andrej, Vicar Bishop of the Patriarch Irinej of Serbia.
HRH Princess Margarita Von Baden-Karadjordjevic was born in Salem, Germany, on 14 July 1932, the eldest of three children of Prince Berthold, Margrave of Baden, and his wife, Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark, a sister of HRH Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh.