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Register of the Ferdinand I, Czar of Bulgaria Papers, 1846-1956
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biographical Note

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Ferdinand I, Czar of Bulgaria Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1846-1956
    Collection Number: 87004
    Creator: Ferdinand I, Czar of Bulgaria, 1861-1948
    Collection Size: 117 microfilm reels (17.6 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Correspondence, memoranda, and reports, relating to Bulgarian foreign relations and domestic policy, the Bulgarian role in the Balkan Wars and World War I, and Bulgarian dynastic affairs.
    Language: Bulgarian, German, and French.

    Administrative Information


    Collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Ferdinand I, Czar of Bulgaria Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1987.


    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Access Points

    Bulgaria--History--Ferdinand I, 1887-1918.
    Bulgaria--Politics and government--1878-1944.
    Bulgaria--Court and courtiers.
    Balkan Peninsula--History--War of 1912-1913.
    World War, 1914-1918--Bulgaria.
    World War, 1914-1918--Diplomatic history.
    Saxe-Coburg, House of.
    Balkan Peninsula.
    World War, 1914-1918.

    Biographical Note

    1861, Feb. 26 Born, Vienna, Austria
    1879 Author, Itinera Principum S. Coburgi
    1887, July 7 Elected prince of Bulgaria
    1893, April 20 Married Marie Louise of Bourbon-Parme
    1908 Married Eleonore, Princess of Reuss
      Proclaimed independence of Bulgaria and took the title of czar
    1918, Oct. 4 Abdicated in favor of his son, Boris
    1948, Sept. 10 Died, Coburg, Germany