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183 Stamboliiski and the Young Turks

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

Yane Sandanski

Prince Ferdinand

Alexander Stamboliiski

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


A young Stamboliiski and his family
A young Stamboliiski and his family

Greek demonstrations in Bitola in favor of the Young Turk revolution and constitution
Greek demonstrations in Bitola in favor of the Young Turk revolution and constitution

The signing of the declaration of the Young Turk Revolution
The signing of the declaration of the Young Turk Revolution



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