Gotse Delchev

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Birthday
4, 1872
Birthplace
Greece
Death Date
May 4, 1903 (31)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
4, 1872
Birthplace
Greece
Death Date
May 4, 1903 (31)

About

Remembered as one of the key figures in the Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, he was named a national hero in both Macedonia and Bulgaria. At the age of thirty-one, he was killed by Ottoman troops.

Before Fame

While working as a schoolteacher in Štip, he became acquainted with revolutionary Dame Gruev, who recruited him to the Bulgarian Macedonian-Adrianople Revolutionary Committees.

Trivia

In the year leading up to his death, he headed the BMARC's military training program.

Family Life

He grew up with many siblings in Kukush, Ottoman Empire (located in present-day Greece).

Associated With

He and Hristo Uzunov were both revolutionaries in the late 19th and early 20th-century fight for independence from the Ottoman Empire.