Yane Sandanski

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Birthday
18, 1872
Birthplace
Bulgaria
Death Date
Apr 22, 1915 (42)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
18, 1872
Birthplace
Bulgaria
Death Date
Apr 22, 1915 (42)

About

Bulgarian-born revolutionary known for his leftist leadership of the Internal Macedonian-Adrianople Revolutionary Organization.

Before Fame

He was a key figure in the 1901 Miss Stone Affair, in which an American missionary was taken hostage in Macedonia.

Trivia

He was murdered in Bulgaria by members of his own revolutionary organization who disliked the fact that he had assassinated other IMARO leaders.

Family Life

He was born into a family of political revolutionaries; his father, Ivan Sandanski, participated in the 1878-1879 Kresna-Razlog Uprising.

Associated With

He and Bulgarian poet, Hristo Botev, were both anti-Ottoman revolutionaries.