Crown of Thorns: The Reign of King Boris III of Bulgaria, 1918-1943

Crown of Thorns: The Reign of King Boris III of Bulgaria, 1918-1943

by Stephane Groueff

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A fascinating biography of Bulgaria's tragic monarch, Boris III, based on private correspondence and extensive interviews with members of the Bulgarian royal family. The son of King Ferdinand of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, Boris became king after the first World War. Noted for defying Hitler wishes for Bulgaria's Jews, the popular king died mysteriously in 1943 after a stormy meeting with Hitler.


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ISBN-13: 9781568331140
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 08/06/1998
Edition description: Revised ed.
Pages: 436
Sales rank: 997,504
Product dimensions: 6.06(w) x 9.01(h) x 1.27(d)

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