Marie Louise of Parma (1870–1899)

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Marie Louise of Parma (1870–1899)

Queen of Bulgaria . Name variations: Maria Louisa of Parma; Mary of Parma. Born on January 17, 1870; died on February 1, 1899; daughter of Robert (b.1848), duke of Bourbon-Parma, and Pia of Sicily (1849–1882); married Ferdinand I (1861–1948), king of Bulgaria (r. 1887–1918, abdicated), on April 20, 1893; children: Boris III (1894–1943), king of Bulgaria (r. 1918–1943); Cyril (b. November 17, 1895); Eudoxia (b. January 17, 1898); Nadejda of Bulgaria (b. 1899, who married Albert Eugene of Württemberg). Ferdinand's second wife was Eleanora of Reuss .

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