Editors. "Military coup d'etat in Sofia". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=18947, accessed 11 December 2016.]
Military coup d'etat in Sofia (49 words)
Historical Context Note
A military coup d'etat takes place in Sofia, the Bulgarian capital, supported by Russia which was worried by the liberalism of Prince Alexander and chief minister Stefan Stambolov. Prince Alexander is forced to abdicate, but Stambolov manages to hold on to power and exiles the leaders of the coup.18947 Military coup d'etat in Sofia 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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