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Konstantin Velichkov

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Daniel Ivanov

on 24 February 2016

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Konstantin Velichkov was a Bulgarian writer and politician, born in Pazardzhik on February 24, 1855 in a
He got a great education in Galatasaray High School in Instanbul. In 1874, he returned to his home town to work as French, Bulgarian, Geography and History teacher.
He was a member of the Bulgarian Revolutionary Committee and participated in the preparation of the April Uprising in 1876. During the Russo-Turkish War, he collaborated with Russian troops.
After the fall of the Stefan Stambolov's government in 1894, Velichkov returned to Bulgaria and entered the newly formed government. Between 1902 and 1904, he was an envoy in Belgrade.
In 1907, Konstantin Velichkov went to France and on November 16th the same year, died in Grenoble. In 1909 his remains were transferred and buried in Sofia.
Konstantin Velichkov
In 1884 he became an active
member of the Bulgarian Academy
of Sciences. In 1885, he moved to
Sofia and a year later was appointed
as Minister of Education,
but refused to take the post.

From 1887 to 1889,
he lived in Florence,
where he studied painting. Then he worked as a teacher in the Bulgarian High School of Thessaloniki and became a member of the Bulgarian Exarchate in Instanbul.
He was interested in literature and only 17 years old, he translated Victor Hugo's drama "Lucrèce Borgia". His first poem was published in a magazine in 1874 and soon after that he became a newspaper editor.
In 1897, the first girls' school in Pazardzik took his name. Nowadays, it is the Konstantin
Velichkov High
School of

by: Daniel Ivanov and Maria Popova
8b class
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