Important events in the life of Paisiy of Hilandar, a Bulgarian monk famous as the author of Slavonic-Bulgarian History and considered by many the most important forerunner of the Bulgarian National Revival.
He his likeness appears on the 2 leva banknote of series 1999 and 2005.
|1722||Born in Bansko, Bulgaria, then part of the Ottoman Empire.|
|1745||Entered Hilandar Monastery on Mount Athos as a monk.|
|1761||Sent from the monastery to Austria to recover the effects of a fellow monk, Archimandrite Gerasim, who had died there.|
|1762||Upon return to Mount Athos, moves from Hilandar Monastery to Zograph Monastery.|
|1762||Completed his seminal work, The Slavonic-Bulgarian History.|
|1765||Visited the town of Kotel, in Bulgaria, where the young Sofroniy of Vratsa copied his book.|
|1773||Died at Ambelino (today part of Asenovgrad), Bulgaria|
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