The road to Sofia: Origin, education and motivation of Prince Ferdinand of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha for the mission in Bulgaria
Пътят към София. Произход, образование и мотивация на принц Фердинанд Сакс-Кобургски и Готски за мисията в България

Category: Bulgaria in the post-liberation period
Language: Bulgarian


   Ferdinand was born on 26 February 1861 in Vienna, a German prince of the House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha-Koháry. He was the son of Prince August of Saxe-Coburg and his wife Clémentine of Orléans, daughter of King Louis Philippe I of the French. He grew up in the cosmopolitan environment of Austro-Hungarian high nobility. Ferdinand was a grandnephew of Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha and of Leopold I, first king of the Belgians. His father August was a brother of King Ferdinand II of Portugal, and also a first cousin to Queen Victoria. The House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha had contrived to occupy, either by marriage or by direct election, several European thrones in the course of the 19th century. Following the family trend, Ferdinand was himself to found the royal dynasty of Bulgaria...


Table of contents


I. България и Балканите образ и подобие

II. Личност и публичен образ на принца

III. Семейство, майка, образование

IV. Кампании срещу произхода му

V. В огледалото на предшественика

VI. Същинската подготовка за новата мисия

VII. Пътуване за България и коронация



Publisher Faber
Language Bulgarian
Pages 256
Illustrations b/w figures
Binding paperback
ISBN 978-619-00-1341-9
Creation date 2021
Size 14 х 21 cm

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