Adolf Hitler and Prince Regent of Yugoslavia Pavle Karađorđević in Berchtesgaden

Adolf Hitler, Pavle Karađorđević


Adolf Hitler, the Fuhrer of Germany, and Pavle Karađorđević, Prince Regent of Yugoslavia, met in Berchtesgaden on March 5, 1941.

On March 3, 1941, Yugoslav Prince-Regent Pavle Karađorđević secretly went to Nazi Germany to negotiate with Adolf Hitler about the accession of Yugoslavia to the Tripartite Pact. The meeting took place on March 5, 1941 and lasted more than 5 hours. As a result of these negotiations, on March 25, 1941, the Yugoslav government signed a protocol on the entry of Yugoslavia into the Triple Pact. However, on March 27, 1941, a military coup took place in Yugoslavia, the government of Dragisha Tsvetkovi was arrested, the regent himself was removed from power, 17-year-old King Peter II, who was declared full age on this occasion, was raised to the throne and General D. Simovich was formed. On the same day, the former regent prince Pavle Karađorđević signed a renunciation. Germany used this coup as a pretext for invading Yugoslavia on April 6, 1941.

 

 

Location: Berchtesgaden, Germany
Date: March 5, 1941

In : 1941

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