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The Last King of Bulgaria

In 2001 more than half a century after being driven in to exile by communists, Bulgaria’s former King Simeon II made a comeback by winning the country’s parliamentary election.

In June 2001, more than half a century after being driven into exile by communists, Bulgaria’s former King Simeon II made a dramatic comeback by winning the country’s parliamentary election. Farhana Haider has been speaking to Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha about his remarkable journey from child king to prime minister.

Photo: King Simeon II 1943 Credit: Bulgarian Royal Family

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