Giovanna of Italy (1907—)

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Giovanna of Italy (1907—)

Queen of Bulgaria. Name variations: Giovanna of Savoy; Giovanna de Savoi; Joanna of Italy. Born on November 13, 1907; daughter of Victor Emmanuel III, king of Italy (r. 1900–1946), and Elena of Montenegro (1873–1952); married Boris III (1894–1943), king of Bulgaria (r. 1918–1943), on October 25, 1930; children: Simon II (Simeon), king of Bulgaria (r. 1943–1946); Marie Louise of Bulgaria (b. 1933).

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