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  • Title: Ferdinand I, Czar of Bulgaria papers
    Date (inclusive): 1846-1956
    Collection Number: 87004
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: In Bulgarian, German and French
    Physical Description: 117 microfilm reels (17.6 Linear Feet)
    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.
    Creator: Ferdinand, Czar of Bulgaria, I, 1861-1948
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives


    The collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.


    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Library & Archives

    Acquisition Information

    Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 1987.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Ferdinand I, Czar of Bulgaria Papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    General note

    This collection is only available on microfilm. A guide to reel contents, available at the Hoover Institution Library & Archives reading room, converts the box numbers listed below to microfilm reel numbers.

    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 Proclaimed independence of Bulgaria and took the title of czar
      Married Eleonore, Princess of Reuss
    1918, Oct. 4 Abdicated in favor of his son, Boris
    1948, Sept. 10 Died, Coburg, Germany

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

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