Dame Gruev

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Birthday
19, 1871
Birthplace
Macedonia
Death Date
Dec 10, 1906 (35)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
19, 1871
Birthplace
Macedonia
Death Date
Dec 10, 1906 (35)

About

Remembered as a founder of the Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization of the late 19th Century, this revolutionary led several uprisings, became Chairman of the Congress of Prilap, Macedonia, and was ultimately killed in a battle against Ottoman forces.

Before Fame

He was forced to leave Sofia University as a result of his suspected role in the assassination of government leader Hristo Belchev; he was later cleared of the crime.

Trivia

He organized a Sunday School tax system that funded the purchase of war supplies for revolutionaries.

Family Life

He was born to a family of Bulgarian descent in Smilevo, Ottoman Empire (present-day Macedonia).

Associated With

He and Hristo Uzunov were both Macedonian-born revolutionaries of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.