Ottoman Bulgaria
The history of Ottoman Bulgaria spans nearly 500 years, from the conquest by the Ottoman Empire of the smaller kingdoms emerging from the disintegrating Second Bulgarian Empire in the late 14th centur...
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April Uprising
The April Uprising (Bulgarian: Априлско(то) въстание, Aprilsko(to) vastanie) was an insurrection organised by the Bulgarians in the Ottoman Empire from April to May 1876, which indirectly resulted...
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Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization
The Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization (IMRO) (Bulgarian: Вътрешна Македонска Революционна Организация (ВМРО), Vatreshna Makedonska Revolyutsionna Organizatsiya (VMRO), Macedonian:...
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Macedonians (Bulgarians)
Macedonians or Macedonian Bulgarians (Bulgarian: Македонски българи or Mакедонци), sometimes also referred to as Macedono-Bulgarians or Macedo-Bulgarians is a regional, ethnographic group of ethn...
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Independent Macedonia (1944)
In September 1944, Nazi Germany briefly sought to establish an Independent State of Macedonia a puppet state in the territory of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia that had been occupied by the Kingdom of Bulg...
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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...
Battle of Mečkin Kamen
The Battle of Mečkin Kamen occurred on the hill of Mečkin Kamen ("Bear Stone"), a few kilometres from the town of Kruševo in present-day Macedonia, on 1–2 August 1903. It was part of the Ilinden-Preob...
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Osman Pazvantoğlu
Osman Pazvantoğlu (1758 – January 27, 1807, Vidin) was an Ottoman soldier, a governor of the Vidin district after 1794, and a rebel against Ottoman rule. He is also remembered as the friend of R...
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First Tarnovo Uprising
The First Tarnovo Uprising (Bulgarian: Първо търновско въстание, Parvo tarnovsko vastanie) was a Bulgarian uprising against the Ottoman rule based in the former Bulgarian capital, Tarnovo, that br...
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Tower of Kurt Pasha
The Tower of Kurt Pasha (Bulgarian: Куртпашова кула, Kurtpashova kula), also rendered as Kurt Pasha Tower or Kurtpashov(a) Tower, is an Ottoman-era tower house in the town of Vratsa in northwest B...
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Boris Sarafov
Boris Petrov Sarafov (Bulgarian and Macedonian: Борис Петров Сарафов) (12 July 1872 in Libyahovo, Salonica Vilayet, Ottoman Empire, present-day Hadzhidimovo Municipality, Bulgaria  – 28 Novem...
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Kresna-Razlog Uprising
The Kresna–Razlog Uprising (Bulgarian: Кресненско-Разложко въстание, Kresnensko-Razlozhko vastanie) was a Bulgarian uprising against the Ottoman rule, predominantly in the areas of Kresna and Raz...
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Bulgarian Revolutionary Central Committee
The Bulgarian Revolutionary Central Committee (Bulgarian: Български революционен централен комитет) or BRCC was a Bulgarian revolutionary organisation founded in 1869 among the Bulgarian emigrant ...
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Destruction of the Thracian Bulgarians in 1913
The ethnic cleansing of the Thracian Bulgarians in 1913 (in Bulgarian "Разорението на тракийските българи през 1913 година") was the ethnic cleansing of the Bulgarian population in the southern part o...
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Petko Voyvoda
Petko Kiryakov Kaloyanov (Bulgarian: Петко Киряков Калоянов), better known as Captain Petko Voyvoda (Капитан Петко Войвода) (6 December 1844–7 February 1900) was a 19th-century Bulgarian ha...
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Chiprovtsi Uprising
The Chiprovtsi Uprising (Bulgarian: Чипровско въстание, Chiprovsko vastanie) was an uprising against Ottoman rule organized in northwestern Bulgaria by Roman Catholic Bulgarians, but also involvin...
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Sanjak of Gümülcine
The Sanjak of Gümülcine (Ottoman Turkish: Sancak-i Gümülcine, Greek: Υποδιοίκησις Γκιουμουλτζίνας, Bulgarian: Гюмюрджински санджак) was a second-level province (sanjak) of the Ottoman Empire i...