A military coup on June 9, 1923 - Еvents

A military coup on June 9, 1923 - Еvents 

The first coup of the military alliance was made on the night of 8 on June 9 in 1923. Following the success of the government has created the National Accord, chaired by Professor Alexander Tsankov and military assume direct power ministries (Ministry of the Interior and Public Health and the Ministry Foreign Affairs). The new cabinet is supported by the parties in the Constitutional Bloc, the Socialists and natsionalliberalite and PA announces neutrality (feeling of the Central Committee of 9 June and decision UPU 1-7 July). Specific reason for the coup are the strong attacks of Al. Stambolijski against right-wing political forces and big capital. Military technical and political preparation of the plot is fully implemented by the military alliance, which easily manages to attract and National Accord. The overall activity of the conspirators' secret "is consistent with the palace. By the spring of 1923 military pact it has influence in all garrisons and managed to attract to their side no small number of the officer cadre. (Winning the elections for the XX th Ordinary National Assembly in April 1923 by the BAP highly glavozamayva its leaders and the government itself.) On the prof. Al. Tsankov and others, certain ministers in the future cabinet conspiratorial ordered to appear on the evening of June 8, 1923 at the home of retired gene. Iv. Rusev. There come the coup leaders themselves: Dimo ​​Kazasov oh. h. Colonel Caraway Georgiev, retired Major Nikola Rachev, Ianaki Mollov, Hristo Kalfov, Colonel Yves. Valkov and others. On the eve of the coup Tsar Boris III, together with her sisters Hope and Evdokia visited Prime Minister Al. Stambolijski in his native village Slavovitsa (Pazardzhik). Visit is June 7, 1923 - There are many conflicting views what happened then, but the prevailing opinion is that the king had to "lull the vigilance of the prime minister." The action just observe preliminary plan: the conspirators in the capital led by retired gene. V. Lazarov displayed within their troops and cadets of the Military Academy and master the targeted sites. With the exception of one or two police stations, no one resisted. Without special efforts have been addressed central mail station, government offices. Arrested are located in Sofia agricultural ministers, MPs and other representatives of agricultural power. Half an hour later the coup began in the province. After the successful completion of the share prof. Al. Tsankov together by new ministers go to the palace "Vrana" in order to give decrees to overthrow the government and agricultural appointment of the new. King signed two decrees.

Source: calendar.dir.bg

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