Kuzman Shapkarev

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Birthday
1, 1834
Birthplace
Ohrid, Macedonia
Death Date
Mar 18, 1909 (75)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
1, 1834
Birthplace
Ohrid, Macedonia
Death Date
Mar 18, 1909 (75)

About

An ethnographer, folklorist, and scientist integral in the Bulgarian National Revival. He wrote several 19th century Bulgarian textbooks on science, religion, and geography.

Before Fame

He started off as a teacher of the Bulgarian language, and helped establish two Solun high schools.

Trivia

He became a member of the Bulgarian Academy of Science in 1900.

Family Life

He was born in Ohrid.

Associated With

Shapkarev and Maja Apostoloska are both renowned Macedonian writers.