The May Overthrow in 1903 was a Serbian coup d’état, in which King Alexander I and Queen Draga were replaced with another monarch, King Peter I. The overthrow is renowned for its brutality. What happened to the royal couple?

Answer: The couple was found hiding inside a wardrobe, after which they were both shot and killed. Their bodies were mutilated and thrown from the second floor window of the royal palace, landing on piles of manure below.

Source: The Coming of the First World War by R.J.W Evans and Hartmut Pogge von Strandman

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