Rising Tensions over Albanian; Austro-Romanian Diplomacy

 

  • Died: Lorentsos Mavilis, 52, Greek poet who had volunteered for the Greek Army to fight in the First Balkan War, was killed in battle at Driskos. Reportedly, his last words were, “I expected many honors from this war, but not the added honor that I offer my life for my Greece.”

 

 

  • A.E.B. Danquah was installed by British authorities in Ghana as King Ofori Atta I to rule the Akyem Abuakwa state. As the first literate monarch in Ghana, he would reign until 1943.

 

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Definite signs appear of Austr0-Hungarian unease over the Serbian occupation of Durazzo (Durres) in Northern Albania, provoking the Albanian declaration of independence and deepening the crisis.

 

Note also the meeting of the Fourth Russian Duma.

 

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