Dimitrija Cupovski

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Birthday
8, 1878
Birthplace
Macedonia
Death Date
Oct 29, 1940 (61)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
8, 1878
Birthplace
Macedonia
Death Date
Oct 29, 1940 (61)

About

Macedonian lexicographer, linguist, and textbook author who founded the Macedonian Literary Society in 1902. He published the first Macedonian-Russian dictionary and also established a publication titled Macedonian Colony.

Before Fame

He worked as a painter in Bulgaria before studying in Belgrade and St. Petersburg.

Trivia

The publisher of the Macedonian Voice newspaper, he was a key figure in the early 20th-century Macedonian cultural awakening.

Family Life

His father was killed and his hometown burned during a politically turbulent time. Following these tragedies, Cupovski settled in the Macedonian village of Krusevo with his mother and brothers.

Associated With

He and Latvian-born author Juris Alunans were both philologists and linguistic experts.

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