* Queen Alexandra, 71, widow of the exiled king of...

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February 01, 1993

* Queen Alexandra, 71, widow of the exiled king of Yugoslavia and daughter of a Greek monarch, died of cancer Saturday at her home in Sussex, England. The death was announced yesterday by the London office of her son, Crown Prince Alexander of Yugoslavia. Alexandra was born in Tatoi, near Athens, Greece, on March 25, 1921, five months after the death of her father, King Alexander I of the Hellenes. Alexandra was married in London in 1944 to King Peter II of Yugoslavia, who had moved there with his government-in-exile after the Axis powers occupied Yugoslavia in 1941. Marshal Josip Tito, who led Yugoslavia at the end of World War II, forced Peter's abdication in 1945 and would not permit the family to return to the country.

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