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Alexander I of Yugoslavia (King Alexander Unificator)

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Born: 1888 AD
Died: 1934 AD, at 45 years of age.

Nationality: Montenegrin
Categories: King

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1888 - Alexander I was born in Cetinje, Montenegro on December 16, 1888.

 

1912 - Fought in the first Balkan War, he commanded the First Army.

 

1914 - Became Regent of Serbia.

 

1921 - Inherited the throne from his father and became ruler of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes.

 

1922 - Married Princess Maria of Romania on June 8, 1922.

 

1929 - Abolished the Constitution, introduced a personal dictatorship and changed the name of the country to Kingdom of Yugoslavia.

 

1931 - Decreed a new Constitution which allows the transfer of executive power to the the King.

 

1934 - Died in Marseille, France on October 9, 1934. He was assassinated.


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