Krste Misirkov

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Birthday
18, 1874
Birthplace
Bulgaria
Death Date
Jul 26, 1926 (51)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
18, 1874
Birthplace
Bulgaria
Death Date
Jul 26, 1926 (51)

About

Bulgarian-Macedonian author and philologist who played a key role in the linguistic codification of standard Macedonian. He published more than two dozen articles over the course of his career and also founded an influential magazine called Vardar.

Before Fame

He studied in Serbia and Russia. At Petrograd University and the University of Odessa, he studied philosophy and history.

Trivia

He published his important work, On the Macedonian Matters, in 1903. The book examines Macedonian cultural, historical, and linguistic identity.

Family Life

He was married to Ekaterina Mihajlovna-Misirkova, with whom he had two sons.

Associated With

He and author Grigor Parlichev are both known for their contributions to the modern Macedonian language.