Grigor Parlichev

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Birthday
18, 1830
Birthplace
Macedonia
Death Date
Jan 25, 1893 (63)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
18, 1830
Birthplace
Macedonia
Death Date
Jan 25, 1893 (63)

About

A Bulgarian-born writer who contributed greatly to the literature and language of modern Macedonia, he is known for such poems as "O Armatolos" and "Skenderbeg." Another noteworthy accomplishment was his translation of Homer's Iliad into Bulgarian.

Before Fame

He studied in Athens, where he wrote a poem that won first prize in a literary contest.

Trivia

He taught Bulgarian throughout the Ottoman Empire.

Family Life

His son, Cyril Parlichev, became a political revolutionary in Macdedonia and Bulgaria.

Associated With

He and fellow author Elin Pelin were both born in Bulgaria.