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The neuilly treaty

The Neuilly Treaty

Neuilly-sur-Seine Treaty

Background world war i
Background: World War I

  • Centered around Europe

  • Allied Powers: France, Britain and Russia

  • Central Powers: Germany, Austria-Hungary, Italy

  • Began with the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria

  • Then…Imperialism, nationalism, militarism, and alliances, and issues with the balance of power in Europe…led to the “Great War”

Who parties involved
Who: Parties Involved

Bulgaria and Allied Powers

* Because Bulgaria sided with Germany(Central Powers) during WWI the Allied Powers enforced the Treaty after WWI.

What terms of the treaty
What: Terms of the Treaty

  • Required Bulgaria to cede Western Thrace to Allied Powers (gave it to Greece), thus cutting off the channel to the Aegean Sea.

Terms of treaty
Terms of Treaty

  • Also had to cede Southern Dobruja.

    • Which is part of Romania and had been taken in the Treaty of Bucharest of 1913

  • Cede Lands to Yugoslavia

  • Acknowledge the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes.

    • Aka. Kingdom of Yugoslavia

Terms of treaty1
Terms of Treaty

  • Reduced Army to 20,000 men.

    • The Allied powers made several of the other countries of the Central Powers do this.

  • Pay Reparations of £100million

When time and place
When: Time and Place

  • November 27, 1919

    • Did not go in to affect until August 9, 1920

  • Signed in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France (hence the name)

  • Signed by: Mr. Alexander Stamaboliski, President of the Council of Ministers, Minister of War

  • And ministers of several other countries


  • Second National Catastrophe

  • They had to give back all the land they once gained, and cutting of the outlet to the Aegean Sea which led to and economic downfall.

  • Regained Southern Dobruja from the Treaty of Craiova, signed in 1940.

League of nations
League of Nations

  • Monitored Bulgaria’s improvement due to the Treaty.

  • If Bulgaria had a problem with any of the Allied Powers they had to go through the League of Nations to settle the dispute

  • Put Treaty into action for at least 5 years

  • League of Nations would step in a take over government if the current leader was not properly abiding the Neuilly Treaty.

World war ii
World War II

  • Bulgaria Allied with Nazi Germany in WWII and temporarily regained some of the land lost.

  • Because the treaty was only in place for Five years after World War II Bulgaria did not suffer as much.

Did it work
Did it Work?

  • For the most part YES.

    • Bulgaria did not react with violence, until siding with Nazi Germany in World War II, and regained some land that was takenin World War I.

    • Gained the Southern Dobruja.

    • And did not have to pay all of the reparations because of World War II

Did it work1
Did it Work?

  • Somewhat NO.

    • Bulgaria lost a lot of land from the Treaty after World War I

    • Lost a major port to the Aegean Sea, which was bad for the economy

    • And went through Bulgaria’s Second National Catastrophe.


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"Treaty of Neuilly." Encyclopædia Britannica. Encyclopædia Britannica Online. Encyclopædia Britannica Inc., 2012. Web. 07 Mar. 2012. <>