One MRO faction sentences the other to death while the other embraces a revolution in the Ottoman Empire. Meanwhile the first elections in 5 years see a new party rise to power while the Agrarians begin to shape themselves into a potent new political force.
Major Characters in this Episode
Sultan Abdul Hamid II
Prime Minister Alexander Malinov
Timeline for this Episode
1908 Mar 5-15th - Common congress of ВМОРО in Kyustendil.
1908 March - First attempt for financial revision of the Saint Synod by the Ministry of Finance and for financial control of the Synod by the Central Audit Office.
1908 May 2-4th - The Union of the Officers of the Reserve hold its first congress.
1908 Beginning of May - ВМОРО’s left holds its first congress in Bansko and in the Emchirishte region (Pirin).
1908 May 25th - Fourteenth General Assembly elections. Won by the Democratic Party.
1908 June 9-10th - Eduard VII and Nicholas II agree to unite their efforts to pressure the Gate for reforms in Macedonia.
1908 June 15th - The General Assembly convenes.
1908 July 3rd - The Young Turk Revolution for the reinstitution of the constitution from 1876.
1908 July 18th - Yane Sandanski publishes a manifesto I support of The Young Turks. On Aug 14th a project program of his in the spirit of Ottomanism is published. Sandanski had been in contact with them since 1905