Second Bulgarian Empire

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Bulgarian Empire
ц︢рьство блъгарское
българско царство
Flag of Second Bulgarian Empire
Coat of arms of Second Bulgarian Empire
Coat of arms
Second Bulgarian Empire under Ivan Asen II
Second Bulgarian Empire under Ivan Asen II
Common languagesMiddle Bulgarian, Aromanian language, Balkan Romance, Medieval Greek, Cuman
Bulgarian Orthodoxy
Historical eraMiddle Ages
Preceded by
Succeeded by
First Bulgarian Empire
Byzantine Empire
Ottoman Empire

The Second Bulgarian Empire was a medieval Bulgarian state. It existed between 1185 and 1396 and succeeded the First Bulgarian Empire.[1] The Second Bulgarian Empire was most successful under Tsars Kaloyan and Ivan Asen II before being slowly conquered by the Ottomans in the late 14th century.

References[change | change source]

  1. R. J. Crampton, A Concise History of Bulgaria, Cambridge University Press, 2005, ISBN 1139448234, p. 24.