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Prince Philip of Serbia engaged

The Royal Palace of Belgrade announced yesterday morning that His Royal Highness Prince Philip of Serbia is engaged to Ms Danica Marinkovic.

The press release said, “Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander, Crown Princess Katherine and Princess Maria da Gloria Orleans-Braganza have great pleasure to announce that HRH Prince Philip is engaged to Ms Danica Marinkovic, daughter of Mr Milan Marinkovic – Cile and Mrs Beba Marinkovic.”

The news was shared on the Royal Family of Serbia’s official website and the official Facebook page of Crown Prince Alexander.

Information regarding the date and location of the wedding will be announced in due course.

Photo released by the Royal Palace of Belgrade of Prince Philip and his fiancé, MsDanica Marinkovic on the steps of the palace. Photo: Royal Palace Belgrade

The 35-year-old Prince was born in Fairfax, Virginia, on 15 January 1982 as the child of Crown Prince Alexander and Princess Maria da Gloria of Orleans Bragança. He is the older fraternal twin of Prince Alexander. Prince Philip is second in line to the throne after his older brother, Hereditary Prince Peter. In July 2001, His Royal Highness travelled with his father, step-mother Crown Princess Katherine and siblings back to Serbia after the fall of communism.

Danica Marinkovic, a successful graphic designer and collage artist, was born on 17 August 1986 in Belgrade. However, Ms Marinkovic is a citizen of France as she has resided in the country since 1992. She holds an MA in Graphic Design Communication from the Chelsea College of Arts, University of the Arts of London; she graduated in 2009. Her father is a respected and well-known artist in Serbia.

The 30-year-old future princess has a website for her graphic designs and art collections. You can visit it here. She is also active on the social media channels of Facebook, Instagram and Flickr.

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