Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Bulgaria$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

R.J. Crampton

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780199541584

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541584.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2017. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use (for details see http://www.oxfordscholarship.com/page/privacy-policy).date: 25 February 2018

Stefan Stambolov, Prince Ferdinand, and the Quest for Recognition, 1887–1896

Stefan Stambolov, Prince Ferdinand, and the Quest for Recognition, 1887–1896

Chapter:
(p.133) 5 Stefan Stambolov, Prince Ferdinand, and the Quest for Recognition, 1887–1896
Source:
Bulgaria
Author(s):

R. J. Crampton (Contributor Webpage)

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541584.003.0006

For the six years after 1887, Bulgarian political life was to be dominated by Prince Ferdinand and the man who had brought him to the throne, Stefan Stambolov. They were unlikely and uncomfortable partners, but they had to depend on one another. Their policies were directed towards the interlinked objectives of securing stability at home and external recognition of Ferdinand as the legitimate prince of Bulgaria. Before those objectives were attained, relations between the prince and his minister president collapsed. Once Ferdinand reached the safe haven of recognition in 1896, he used his political power to create a personal regime that was to be copied with varying degrees of success by other holders of the supreme executive post, though not necessarily with the same identity of the personal and the national interest. Ferdinand saw himself as a monarch whose function was to play as large a part as possible on the European stage.

Keywords:   Bulgaria, Prince Ferdinand, Stefan Stambolov, politics, history, Macedonia, Russia

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .