Bulgaria

Lost Kingdoms – Kingdom of Bulgaria

The Kingdom of Bulgaria also known as the Tsardom of Bulgaria existed from 1908 until 1946. It evolved from a Principality that existed from 1878 until 1908. Before 1878 it was part of the Ottoman Empire, since their defeat in the Bulgarian-Ottoman Wars in 1396. Ferdinand of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha was Prince of Bulgaria from 7 [read more]

gertrude merania
Anna Maria of Hungary

The assassination of Gertrude of Merania

Gertrude of Merania was born in 1185 to Berthold IV, Duke of Merania(part of the Holy Roman Empire) and Agnes of Rochlitz. Gertrude married Andrew, the younger son of King Béla III of Hungary. Andrew was in conflict with his elder brother King Emeric, and when Emeric became seriously ill, he had his four-year-old son [read more]