Alexander I of Yugoslavia

1888 - 1934

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Alexander I (Serbo-Croatian: Aleksandar I Karađorđević / Александар I Карађорђевић, pronounced [aleksǎːndar př̩ʋiː karad͡ʑǒːrd͡ʑeʋit͡ɕ]; 16 December 1888 [O.S. 4 December] – 9 October 1934), also known as Alexander the Unifier, was King of the Serbs, Croats and Slovenes from 16 August 1921 to 3 October 1929 and King of Yugoslavia from 3 October 1929 until his assassination in 1934. His reign of 13 years is the longest of the three monarchs of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia. Born in Cetinje, Montenegro, Alexander was the second son of Peter and Zorka Karađorđević. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexander I of Yugoslavia has received more than 1,975,090 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Alexander I of Yugoslavia is the 982nd most popular politician (down from 971st in 2019), the 2nd most popular biography from Montenegro and the 2nd most popular Montenegrin Politician.

Alexander I of Yugoslavia is most famous for his role in World War II. He was the king of Yugoslavia during the war and was responsible for the country's involvement in the Axis powers.

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Among politicians, Alexander I of Yugoslavia ranks 982 out of 19,576Before him are Archduchess Sophie of Austria, Thutmose II, William Howard Taft, Creon, Wilhelm Pieck, and William Jennings Bryan. After him are Geta, Artemisia I of Caria, William II of the Netherlands, Xuande Emperor, Guangxu Emperor, and Jugurtha.

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Among people born in 1888, Alexander I of Yugoslavia ranks 12Before him are Otto Stern, Nikolai Bukharin, Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, Shmuel Yosef Agnon, Carl Schmitt, and Giorgio de Chirico. After him are Nestor Makhno, Jean Monnet, Frans Eemil Sillanpää, Raymond Chandler, John Logie Baird, and Roland Garros. Among people deceased in 1934, Alexander I of Yugoslavia ranks 10Before him are Fritz Haber, Edward Elgar, Ernst Röhm, Albert I of Belgium, Raymond Poincaré, and Kurt von Schleicher. After him are Sergey Kirov, Nestor Makhno, Engelbert Dollfuss, Santiago Ramón y Cajal, Gregor Strasser, and Emma of Waldeck and Pyrmont.

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In Montenegro

Among people born in Montenegro, Alexander I of Yugoslavia ranks 2 out of 142Before him are Radovan Karadžić (1945). After him are Giovanni da Pian del Carpine (1182), Stefan Nemanja (1113), Elena of Montenegro (1871), Nicholas I of Montenegro (1841), Petar II Petrović-Njegoš (1813), Milovan Đilas (1911), Princess Zorka of Montenegro (1864), Hersekzade Ahmed Pasha (1459), Milena Vukotić (1848), and Princess Milica of Montenegro (1866).

Among POLITICIANS In Montenegro

Among politicians born in Montenegro, Alexander I of Yugoslavia ranks 2Before him are Radovan Karadžić (1945). After him are Stefan Nemanja (1113), Nicholas I of Montenegro (1841), Milovan Đilas (1911), Hersekzade Ahmed Pasha (1459), Danilo I, Prince of Montenegro (1826), Milo Đukanović (1962), George, Crown Prince of Serbia (1887), Radola Gajda (1892), Peko Dapčević (1913), and Mirko Petrović-Njegoš (1820).