Sunday, July 7, 2019

The Silver Wedding Anniversary of Prince Konstantin and Princess Maria of Bulgaria

Today the Prince and Princess of Vidin celebrate their silver wedding anniversary.

Queen Mother Giovanna of the Bulgarians with her grandson Crown Prince Kardam

Doña María Zurita de Borbón, Don Carlos Zurita y Delgado, Infanta Margarita of Spain, Don Alfonso Zurita de Borbón

Princess Clotilde d'Orléans and Monsieur Edouard Crépy

The Prince of Asturias and Queen Sofía of Spain

Prince Kubrat, Prince Kyrill, King Simeon, and Princess Karina of Bulgaria

On 7 July 1994, Prince Konstantin-Assen of Bulgaria (b.5 December 1967) and doña María García de la Rasilla y Gortázar (b.13 May 1970) were married at Madrid. Konstantin is the fourth and youngest son of King Simeon II of the Bulgarians (b.1937) and his wife Queen Margarita (b.1935; Gómez-Acebo y Cejuela). Maria is the daughter of Álvaro García de la Rasilla y Pineda and his wife María de Gortázar e Ybarra. The maternal grandfather of Maria, Princess of Vidin, was Manuel María de Gortázar y Landecho, IX Conde de Superunda.

Prince Konstantin-Assen of Bulgaria and with his mother Queen Margarita
Doña María García de la Rasilla y Gortázar with her father Don Alvaro García de la Rasilla y Pineda

The Prince and Princess of Vidin are the parents of two children: twins Prince Umberto and Princess Sofia (b.20 November 1999). Umberto's godparents are Ramon Ros Bigeriego and his grandmother Queen Margarita; Sofia's godparents are King Felipe VI of Spain and her grandmother doña María de Gortázar e Ybarra. 

The baptism of Prince Umberto and Princess Sofia of Bulgaria

The Prince and Princess of Vidin with their children

Princess Sofia, Prince Konstantin, Princess Maria, and Prince Umberto of Bulgaria

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