Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Bulgaria and Serbia War (November 1885)

Bulgaria and Serbia War (November 1885)
The alliance of Bulgaria and East Romania was in contravention of the Congress of Berlin.

Before any action was initiated by the Ottoman Empire or the big power Serbia attacked Bulgaria and was defeated.

At a time when the Bulgarian armies were successfully moving forward the big powers especially Austria brought pressure and Bulgaria had to conclude peace treaty with Serbia.

As a result of all these proceedings however, alliance of Bulgaria and east Romelia, was approved by the big powers.

In April 1886 the Ottoman Empire appointed Alexander as governor of newly formed state. Russia continued to oppose Alexander.

In September 1886 Czar brought pressure on Alexander who tendered his resignation.
Bulgaria and Serbia War (November 1885)
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