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History

History
Everything there is to know about Bulgarian history.

Bulgaria Past & Present

Bulgaria Past & Present is a collection of scholarly essays comprising the Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Bulgarian Studies, held in Varna, Bulgaria, from 13-17 June 1978.

Famous Bulgarians – Vasil Levski

Vasil Levski, also called the Apostle of Freedom of the Bulgarians, was one of the most important revolutionaries and heroes in national history.

Bulgaria, the Making of a Satellite

Professor Nicola Dolapchiev’s Bulgaria, the Making of a Satellite won the competition and was released in 1971. The book is a historical study of the first ten years under Communist control.

Treaty of San Stefano (word cloud)

The Treaty of San Stefano marked the end of the Russo-Turkish War. Bulgarians celebrate 3 March as their liberation day from 500 years of Ottoman oppression.

Petko Petkov

Petko Dimitrov Petkov was a politician, member of the Bulgarian diplomatic corps, a Member of Parliament, and Director of the Political department in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Old Photos of King Ferdinand and His Era

Old photos and book illustrations from the era of King Ferdinand, mostly from Czar Ferdinand and His People, by John MacDonald (1913)

Margarita Popova Biography

A short biography of Margarita Popova, former Justice Minister and now Vice President elect of the Republic of Bulgaria.

Commonwealth War Cemeteries in Bulgaria

There are two British Commonwealth war cemeteries in Bulgaria, located in Sofia within the Sofia Central Cemetery, and at the Plovdiv Central Cemetery.

Bulgarian Presidential Election 2011

The Bulgarian presidential election season is underway, with first round voting scheduled for 23 October, 2011. If necessary, a run-off will be held 30 October.

The Oresharski Cabinet

On Wednesday, 29 May, the Bulgarian Parliament elected a “government of experts” proposed by the Bulgarian Socialist Party, with Plamen Oresharski as Prime Minister.