Dimitur Todorov Strashimirov

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Strashimirov, Dimitur Todorov


Born Dec. 20, 1868, in Varna; died Mar. 2, 1939, in Sofia. Bulgarian historian, writer, playwright, and publicist.

Strashimirov studied history and philology in Bern and worked as a village teacher and a civil servant. His main works deal with the national liberation struggle of the Bulgarian people in the 19th century. Strashimirov’s editions of various historical documents are especially significant.


Istoriia na Aprilskoto vuzstanie, vols. 1–3. Plovdiv, 1907.


Veleva, M. Dimitur Strashimirov: Istoriografski ocherk. Sofia, 1972.
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