Boris III of Bulgaria

1894 - 1943

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Boris III (Bulgarian: Борѝс III ; Boris Treti; 30 January [O.S. 18 January] 1894 – 28 August 1943), originally Boris Klemens Robert Maria Pius Ludwig Stanislaus Xaver (Boris Clement Robert Mary Pius Louis Stanislaus Xavier), was the Tsar of the Kingdom of Bulgaria from 1918 until his death in 1943. The eldest son of Ferdinand I, Boris assumed the throne upon the abdication of his father in the wake of Bulgaria's defeat in World War I. Under the 1919 Treaty of Neuilly, Bulgaria was forced to, amongst other things, cede various territories, pay crippling war reparations, and greatly reduce the size of its military. That same year, Aleksandar Stamboliyski of the Bulgarian Agrarian National Union became prime minister. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Boris III of Bulgaria has received more than 1,321,957 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Boris III of Bulgaria is the 874th most popular politician (down from 746th in 2019), the 9th most popular biography from Bulgaria and the 5th most popular Bulgarian Politician.

Boris III of Bulgaria is most famous for being the last tsar of Bulgaria. He was the son of Ferdinand I of Bulgaria and Marie Louise of Bourbon-Parma. Boris succeeded to the throne in 1918 after the assassination of his father. In 1944, he was forced to abdicate in favour of his son Simeon II.

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Over the past year Boris III of Bulgaria has had the most page views in the with 231,490 views, followed by Bulgarian (101,813), and Russian (57,860). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Spanish (338.88%), Cantonese (65.23%), and Latin (55.58%)


Among politicians, Boris III of Bulgaria ranks 874 out of 19,576Before him are Charles II of England, Archduchess Marie Valerie of Austria, Henry III, Holy Roman Emperor, Ptolemy XIV of Egypt, Casimir III the Great, and Paul of Greece. After him are Zeno, Sima Yi, Cleopatra Selene II, Li Si, Empress Gi, and Stanisław August Poniatowski.

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Among people born in 1894, Boris III of Bulgaria ranks 10Before him are Edward VIII, Aldous Huxley, Louis-Ferdinand Céline, Maximilian Kolbe, Georges Lemaître, and John Ford. After him are Moshe Sharett, Jean Renoir, Norbert Wiener, Richard von Coudenhove-Kalergi, Fritz Sauckel, and Joseph Roth. Among people deceased in 1943, Boris III of Bulgaria ranks 10Before him are Isoroku Yamamoto, Pieter Zeeman, Simone Weil, Karl Landsteiner, Camille Claudel, and Henrik Pontoppidan. After him are Theodor Eicke, Sophie Scholl, Henri La Fontaine, Yakov Dzhugashvili, Chaim Soutine, and Władysław Sikorski.

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In Bulgaria

Among people born in Bulgaria, Boris III of Bulgaria ranks 9 out of 415Before him are Belisarius (505), Elias Canetti (1905), Flavius Aetius (390), Georgi Dimitrov (1882), Phocas (547), and Todor Zhivkov (1911). After him are Marcian (396), Maximinus Thrax (173), Simeon I of Bulgaria (864), Julia Kristeva (1941), Diogenes of Apollonia (-460), and Tiberius II Constantine (520).

Among POLITICIANS In Bulgaria

Among politicians born in Bulgaria, Boris III of Bulgaria ranks 5Before him are Ahmed III (1673), Georgi Dimitrov (1882), Phocas (547), and Todor Zhivkov (1911). After him are Marcian (396), Maximinus Thrax (173), Simeon I of Bulgaria (864), Tiberius II Constantine (520), Talaat Pasha (1874), Boris I of Bulgaria (828), and Kubrat (605).