Category: History

Tsardom of Vidin

The Tsardom of Vidin (Bulgarian: Видинско царство, Vidinsko tsarstvo) was a medieval Bulgarian state with centre in the town of Vidin. In 1356, Bulgarian tsar Ivan Alexander isolated Vidin from the Bulgarian monarchy and appointed his son Ivan Stratsimir(1356–1396) as absolute ruler of the domain of Vidin. In 1365, the state was occupied by Hungarian crusaders, but the occupation was short-lived. In 1369,… more

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