The World Almanac and Book of Facts
The World Almanac and Book of Facts is a US published reference work and conveys information about such subjects as world changes, tragedies, sports feats, etc. It has been published yearly from 1868 to 1875, and again every year since 1886. The first edition of The World Almanac was published by The New York World newspaper in 1868 (the name of the publication comes from the newspaper itself, which was known as The World). Published just three years after the end of the US Civil War and the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, its 120 pages of information touched on such events as the process of Reconstruction and the impeachment of President Andrew Johnson. Publication was suspended in 1876, but in 1886 newspaper publisher Joseph Pulitzer, who had purchased The New York World and quickly transformed it into one of the most influential newspapers in the country, revived The World Almanac with the intention of making it a compendium of universal knowledge. The World Almanac has been published annually since.
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Prince Waldemar , borp 1858 ; married , 1885 , the Princess Marie of Orleans ,
daughter Duke of Chartres , and has four sons and a daughter . He was offered
the crown of Bulga 1886 , but declined . GERMANY . William Il . , German
Peter I. , King of Servia , born in Belgrade , 1846 , son of Alexander
Karageorgevic , Prince Servia from 1842 to 1858 . Was proclaimed King in the
night of June 10-11 , 1903 , by the officers the Servian Army after they had
murdered King ...
Date . 1. ALBERT VICTOR , DUKE OF CLARENCE . 1864 1892 2. GEORGE
FREDERICK , PRINCE WALES . 1865 Princess Victoria Mary of Teck ........ 1893
Edward Albert . 1894 Albert Frederick 1895 Victoria Alexandra . 1897 Henry
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