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Alexander, ruler of Serbia, is forced to abdicate

12/23/1858
Alexander, the son of Kara George who had ruled Serbia briefly earlier, is forced by the National Party to abdicate as ruler. He had been in this role since September, 1842. He is replaced by Alexander Milosch, who returned as prince after a twenty-nine year exile. Serbia will remain part of the Turkish Empire until 1878. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
Charlton Thomas Lewis, Joseph H. Willsey, Harper's Book of Facts: A Classified History of the World; Embracing Science, Literature, and Art (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1895), 728.

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