History of Sofia
The history of Sofia, Bulgaria's capital and largest city, spans thousands of years from Antiquity to modern times, during which the city has been a commercial, industrial, cultural and economic centr...
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Todor Zhivkov
Todor Hristov Zhivkov (Bulgarian: То̀дор Хрѝстов Жѝвков, tr. Todor Hristov Živkov; [ˈtɔdɔr ˈxristɔf ˈʒifkɔf]; 7 September 1911 – 5 August 1998), was the communist head of state of the Peopl...
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Yordanka Fandakova
Yordanka Asenova Fandakova (Bulgarian: Йорданка Асенова Фандъкова) is a Bulgarian politician and Mayor of Sofia. She is the first woman to hold this position. She was elected on 15 November 2009, ...
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Timeline of Sofia history
The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Sofia, Bulgaria.
Bombing of Sofia in World War II
The Bulgarian capital of Sofia suffered a series of Allied bombing raids during World War II, from late 1943 to early 1944. Bulgaria declared a token war on the United Kingdom and the United States on...
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Sofia Psalter
The Sofia Psalter (Bulgarian: Софийски песнивец, Sofiyski pesnivets), also known as Ivan Alexander's Psalter or the Kuklen Psalter, is a 14th-century Bulgarian illuminated psalter. It was produced...
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Roman Catholic Diocese of Sofia and Plovdiv
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Sofia and Plovdiv is a Roman Catholic diocese of the Latin Rite, which includes the whole southern part of Bulgaria. The remainder of Bulgaria falls within the Diocese o...
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St Nedelya Church assault
The St Nedelya Church assault was a terrorist attack on St. Nedelya Church in Bulgaria. It was carried out on 16 April 1925, when a group of the Bulgarian Communist Party (BCP) blew up the roof of the...
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Siege of Serdica (809)
The Siege of Serdica (Bulgarian: Обсадата на Сердика) took place in the spring of 809 at modern Sofia, Bulgaria. As a result, the city was permanently annexed to the Bulgarian State.
After the...
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Vito Positano
Vittorio "Vito" Positano, (2 October 1833 – 26 November 1886) was an Italian diplomat known for saving the Bulgarian capital city of Sofia from burning during the Russo-Turkish War of 1877–1878....
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List of mayors of Sofia
This is a chronological list of mayors of Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria, since that post was established after the Liberation of Bulgaria in 1878.Initially, the mayors of Sofia were assigned by the p...
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Hashalom
Hashalom (Peace) was a Sephardic journal published in Belgrade from 1903 until 1906. The number of pages differed from 8 to 24 and the format was 15×23 cm.
The editor was Isaac Mitrani, artic...
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Coat of arms of Sofia
The coat of arms of Sofia consists of a shield divided into four. The image of the Church of St. Sophia which gave the name to the city takes up the upper left quarter (as seen from behind the shield)...
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Boyko Borisov
Boyko Metodiev Borisov (Bulgarian: Бойко Методиев Борисов, [ˈbɔjko mɛˈtɔdiɛf boˈrisof]; born 13 June 1959) is a Bulgarian politician who is the current Prime Minister of Bulgaria. Previously he se...
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Vladimir Vazov
Vladimir Minchev Vazov (May 14, 1868 in Sopot – May 20, 1945) was a Bulgarian officer. He led the Bulgarian forces during the successful defensive operation at Dojran during the First World War.
V...
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Stefan Sofiyanski
Stefan Antonov Sofiyanski (Bulgarian: Стефан Антонов Софиянски) (born November 7, 1951 in Sofia) has been a leading member of the Union of Democratic Forces in Bulgaria. He served as interim Prime...
Siege of Sofia
23°20′E / 42.700°N 23.333°E / 42.700; 23.333The Siege of Sofia took place in 1382 or 1385 during the course of the Bulgarian-Ottoman Wars. Unable to defend his country from th...
2008 Chelopechene explosions
The 2008 Chelopechene explosions were a series of explosions that began early on Thursday morning 3 July 2008 at around 6:30 am local time at a munitions depot in the suburb of Chelopechene, 10 kilome...
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Dimitar Petkov
Dimitar Nikolov Petkov (Bulgarian: Димитър Петков) (2 November 1858, Tulcea – 11 March 1907, Sofia) was a leading member of the Bulgarian People's Liberal Party and the country's Prime Minis...
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Council of Sardica
The Council of Serdica was one of the series of councils (or synods) called to adjust the doctrinal and other difficulties of the Arian controversy, held most probably in 343 AD in St. Sofia Church in...
Ivan Ivanov (mayor)
Ivan Ivanov, (Bulgarian: Иван Иванов) (1891–1965) was a Bulgarian engineer and mayor of Sofia in the period 25 May 1934 – 9 September 1944. He was born in Sliven. He has studied in Sta...
Sanjak of Sofia
The Sanjak of Sofia (Turkish: Sofia Sancağı, Bulgarian: Софийски санджак) was one of the sanjaks of the Ottoman Empire which county town was Sofia. It was founded in 1393 and disestablished in...
Kaloyan (sebastocrator)
Kaloyan (Bulgarian: Калоян; Old Bulgarian: , Kalōjěnŭ) and Desislava (Bulgarian: Десислава; Old Bulgarian: , Desislava) were 13th-century Bulgarian nobles, sebastocrators of Sredets (Sofia) an...
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Grigor Nachovich
Grigor Dimitrov Nachovich (Bulgarian: Григор Димитров Начович; 3 February 1845–4 January 1920) was a Bulgarian politician and diplomat. One of the early leaders of the Conservative Party and the c...
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