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Alexander I of Yugoslavia (King Alexander Unificator)

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

Nationality: Montenegrin
Categories: King


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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