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History

History
Everything there is to know about Bulgarian history.

Shumen Fortress

Shumen Fortress is an ancient site perched on the edge of the Shumen plateau, number 94 on the Bulgarian Tourist Union list of the Top 100 Tourist Sites in Bulgaria.

Yordan Yovchev

Yordan Yovchev Yovchev (BG: Йордан Йовчев Йовчев) is a Bulgarian gymnast, former World Champion, and six time Olympian holding the all-time gymnastics record for Olympic appearances.

Krakra Fortress

Krakra Fortress, also known as Pernik Fortress, is a large and ancient defensive installation high on a bluff in the southwest outskirts of Pernik.

Ancient Stadium of Philippopolis

The Stadium of Philippopolis was built in the early 2nd century AD during the reign Emperor Hadrian.

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.

Archaeologists Find Ancient Gate

Bulgarian archaeologists have found the eastern gate of Apollonia Pontica, one of the earliest and most important ports on the western shore of the Black Sea.

The Bulgarian Coat of Arms

The Coat of Arms of the Republic of Bulgaria shall be state symbol expressing the independence and the sovereignty of the Bulgarian people and state.

Plevneliev Unveils Ten National Priorities

President-elect Plevneliev used a joint meeting of business and government leaders to declare his top ten priorities for securing the future of Bulgaria.

Simeon Djankov

Simeon Djankov is a Bulgarian economist from Lovech, 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.