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History

History
Everything there is to know about Bulgarian history.

Rising Bulgaria

For ten years the eyes of Europe have been turned upon Bulgaria. Just emerged from centuries of Turkish rule...

The Anti-Fascist Youth of Bulgaria On-Screen

One of the most brilliant and exciting Bulgarian films with anti-fascist themes, We Were Young (А бяхме млади) (1960) traces the illegal activities of a group of young people, reaching a serious and profound examination of their characters.

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.

Images of Pre-War Varna

Varna quickly developed into a major economic and cultural center following the war of independence from the Ottoman Turks.

Japan and the EU: Valuable Partnership for the Future

Word cloud of a speech by H.E. Takekazu Kawamura, Ambassador of Japan to the European Union, delivered at the Bulgarian Diplomatic Institute in Sofia, Bulgaria on 12 June 2008.

A Short History of Bulgaria

A Short History of Bulgaria is a communist era history published in 1963 by the foreign language press of the Georgi Dimitrov State Printing House.

Sveta Sofia Church

Sveta Sofia Church is one of the symbols of the city of Sofia, to which it lent its name back in the 14th century. The church is the second-oldest in the capital of Bulgaria.

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.

“Grandpa” Nikola Filipovski

In 1856, a band of armed rebels under the command of Captain "Grandpa" Nikola Filipovski mounted a short-lived rebellion against the Ottoman Turks.

Peter and Paul Monastery

The Saints Peter and Paul Monastery is one of 14 monasteries established around Veliko Tarnovo during the era of the Second Bulgarian Kingdom.