Elin Pelin

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Birthday
8, 1877
Birthplace
Bailovo, Bulgaria
Death Date
Dec 3, 1949 (72)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
8, 1877
Birthplace
Bailovo, Bulgaria
Death Date
Dec 3, 1949 (72)

About

A Bulgarian author, he is best known for his themes of Bulgarian country life and the transition from rural to modern life. His most famous works include The Gerak Family (1911) and Earth (1922).

Before Fame

He published his first literary work in 1901, and he subsequently worked as a librarian while continuing to write and publish.

Trivia

He was a pioneer in Bulgarian children's literature.

Family Life

He grew up in a village near Sofia, Bulgaria.

Associated With

Pelin and Jan Neruda were both realist writers.