ISSN: 0041-4255
e-ISSN: 2791-6472

Mithat Aydın

Keywords: Geşov Event, Ottoman Comissar in Bulgaria, Bulgarian Kapıkethüda in lstanbul, Ajans de Konstantino, Diplomatic Delegete of Bulgaria in Vienna


This study aims to introduce the development of diplomatic crisis which occurs when Ivan S. Geşov, Kapıkethüda of Istanbul-Bulgaria , wasn't invited to complimentary dinner in Tevfik Paşa's mansion tendered delegates of Foreign States in Istanbul because of Sultan's birthday in October 12, 1908. in this context, while being dealt with the diplomatic process of Geşov's event, it is tried to identify its reflection in Ottoman and Bulgaria governments and Bulgaria's approach toward the issue and the effect on relationship of Ottoman-Bulgaria. The occurrence and results of event indicate that it consists of using an opportunity emerging for independence paved the way in advance beyond a simple diplomatic choice.