Austria-Hungary by Anton Scharff, while originals from 1912 were struck in Vienna, Austria-Hungary by Rudolf Marshall. Ferdinand , in full Ferdinand Karl Leopold Maria , born Feb. 26, 1861, Vienna, Austriadied Sept. , Prince (18871908) and first king (190818) of modern Bulgaria. The youngest son of Prince Augustus (August) I of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, Ferdinand was elected prince of Bulgaria on July 7, 1887, as successor to the first ruler of that autonomous principality, Alexande.R I , who was forced by a pro-Russian coup d'etat to abdicate the preceding year. Though dominated by his prime minister, Stefan Stambolov, during the early years of his reign, he became an important factor influencing national affairs after his ministers humiliating fall from power (1894).
Ferdinands dynastic position, which long suffered from lack of recognition by the Great Powers, was strengthened by his marriage to the Bourbon princess Maria Luisa of Parma (April 1893) and later by his infant son Boriss reception into the Orthodox church (February 1896). The assurance of an Orthodox successor to the Bulgarian throne, as well as the skillful performance of.
Konstantin Stoilov's government in maintaining national independence, eventually prompted Russia to seek a diplomatic rapprochement. In March 1896 Ferdinand finally received international confirmation of his rule. After Stoilovs resignation in 1899, Ferdinand maintained a tight hold on Bulgarian domestic politics. 5, 1908, he used the occasion of the eve of the Austro-Hungarian annexation of Bosnia-Hercegovina to proclaim the full independence of Bulgaria from the Ottoman Empire and assumed the title of king, or tsar. Possessed of imperialistic ambition, he spearheaded the formation of the.
Balkan League (1912), consisting of Bulgaria, Serbia, Greece, and Montenegro (associated informally), that pursued the partitioning of European Turkey First. Balkan War, October 1912May 1913, a move prodded by Russia. Ferdinands territorial ambitions proved doomed when the victorious allies failed to agree on the disposition of captured Turkish territory, and Serbia and Greece formed an alliance against Bulgaria. Joined by the Turks and Romanians, the alliance defeated the Bulgarians (Second Balkan War, JuneJuly 1913).Ferdinands resentments largely determined Bulgarias participation (191518) in World War I on the side of Germany and Austria-Hungary. Following Bulgarias military defeat in 1918, he was obliged to abdicate in favour of his son Boris III Oct. Thereafter he lived in Coburg. Bust of Ferdinand I, lettering around. The Principality Of Bulgaria 10/20/100 Leva. Ferdinand I the Tzar of the Bulgarians. Crowned arms flanked by a branch of laurel and one of wheat dividing denomination.
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