Famous Bulgarian Poets - Famous Poets from Bulgaria

This famous Bulgarian poets section is an educational source of information and inspiration featuring reknown Bulgarian poets. Here you will find famous poets of our time and times past from Bulgaria.

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Botev, Hristo

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Hristo Botev (Bulgarian:, also transliterated as Hristo Botyov) (January 6, 1848 – June 1, 1876), born Hristo Botyov Petkov (Bulgarian: ), was a Bulgarian poet and national revolutionary. Botev is widely considered by Bulgarians to be a symbolic historical figure and national hero.. Bulgarian poet and revolutionary
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Yavorov, Peyo

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Peyo Yavorov (Bulgarian: (.) ; born Peyo Totev Kracholov, ; January 1, 1878–October 17, 1914) was a Bulgarian Symbolist poet. He was considered to be one of the finest poetic talents in the fin de siècle Kingdom of Bulgaria. Yavorov was a prominent member of the Misal group. His life and work are closely connected with the liberation movement Internal Macedonian-Adrianople Revolutionary Organization in Macedonia. He was also a supporter of the Armenian Independence Movement, and wrote a number of poems about Armenians.. Bulgarian Symbolist poet
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Debelyanov, Dimcho

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Dimcho Debelyanov (Bulgarian) (28 March 1887 - 2 October 1916) was a Bulgarian poet and author whose death in the First World War cut off his promising literary career. Born to a prosperous family in Koprivshtitsa, Bulgaria, he experienced hardship upon the death of his father in 1896, which necessitated the family moving to Plovdiv, and then onto Sofia in 1904. Debelyanov always spoke of the eight years in Plovdiv with regret, calling it "the sorrowful city".
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Dimitrova, Blaga

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Blaga Nikolova Dimitrova (Bulgarian: ) (2 January 1922 Byala Slatina – 2 May 2003) was a Bulgarian poetess and Vice President of Bulgaria from 1992 until 1993.. Bulgarian poet and Vice President
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Vazov, Ivan

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Ivan Minchov Vazov (Bulgarian: ) (June 27, 1850 - September 22, 1921) was a Bulgarian poet, novelist and playwright. He was born in Sopot, a town in the Rose Valley of Bulgaria (then part of the Ottoman Empire).. Bulgarian poet novelist and playwright
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Bagryana, Elisaveta

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Elisaveta Bagryana (Bulgarian) (16 April 1893 – 23 March 1991), born Elisaveta Lyubomirova Belcheva (Bulgarian : ), was a Bulgarian poet who wrote her first verses while living with her family in Veliko Tarnovo in 1907–08. She, along with Dora Gabe (1886–1983), is considered one of the mothers of Bulgarian womens' literature.
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Ralin, Radoy

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Radoy Ralin (Bulgarian) (April 22, 1923 – July 22, 2004), born Dimitar Stoyanov (Bulgarian), was a famous Bulgarian dissident, poet, and satirist .
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Dalchev, Atanas

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Atanas Hristov Dalchev (also written Dalcev or Dalçev, Bulgarian) (June 12, 1904 - January 17, 1978) was a Bulgarian poet, critic and translator. He is an author of poetry that brightly touches some philosophical problems. He translated poetry and fiction from French, Spanish, English, German and Russian authors. Recipient of the Herder Prize in 1972 (for his "...all over literary work...") and order "Znak Pocheta" (or Order of the Badge of Honor ) in 1967 (for popularisation of Russian culture in Bulgaria).
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Slaveykov, Pencho

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Pencho Petkov Slaveykov (Bulgarian: ) (27 April 1866 – 10 June 1912) was a noted Bulgarian poet and one of the participants in the Misal ("Thought") circle. He was the youngest son of the writer Petko Slaveykov.. Bulgarian poet
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Gabe, Dora

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Dora Gabe (Bulgarian : , 26 August 1886–16 November 1983) was Bulgarian poet. She published poetry for adults and children as well as travel books, short stories and essays.
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Yordanov, Nedyalko

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Nedyalko Yordanov (Bulgarian) (born 18 January 1940) is a famous Bulgarian poet, playwright, and publicist. He graduated from highschool in his hometown Burgas on the Black sea coast.In 1962 he graduated with a degree in bulgarian philology from the "St. Clement of Ohrid" Sofia University. Between 1962 and 1963 he worked as a teacher in Malko Tarnovo.
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Vaptsarov, Nikola

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Nikola Yonkov Vaptsarov (Bulgarian : ; 7 December 1909 - 23 July 1942) was a Bulgarian poet, communist and revolutionary. Working most of his life as a machinist, he only wrote in his spare time. Despite the fact that he ever published only one poetry book, he is considered one of the most important Bulgarian poets. Because of his underground communist activity against the government of Boris III and the German troops in Bulgaria, Vaptsarov was arrested, tried, sentenced and executed the same night by a firing squad. He is also considered an ethnic Macedonian writer in the Republic of Macedonia.
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Fotev, Hristo

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Hristo Botev (Bulgarian:, also transliterated as Hristo Botyov) (January 6, 1848 – June 1, 1876), born Hristo Botyov Petkov (Bulgarian: ), was a Bulgarian poet and national revolutionary. Botev is widely considered by Bulgarians to be a symbolic historical figure and national hero.. Bulgarian poet and national revolutionary
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Milev, Geo

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Geo Milev (Bulgarian) (January 15, 1895 (old style), January 27, 1895 (new style), Radnevo - after May 15, 1925, Sofia ), born Georgi Milev Kasabov (Bulgarian : ), was a Bulgarian poet .
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Smirnenski, Hristo

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Hristo Smirnenski (Bulgarian: ), born as Hristo Izmirliev, (September 29, 1898 - June 18, 1923) was a Bulgarian poet and prose writer. His hometown was Kukush in Macedonia, Ottoman Empire, (today Kilkis, Greece), which had militant traditions and an enterprising population. Hristo spent a happy childhood in a friendly and understanding patriarchal home. He was a free, witty and playful child with a vivid imagination and keen sense of humour. He wrote songs, stories about birds and animals and rhyming jokes.. Bulgarian poet and writer
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Slaveykov, Petko

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Petko Rachov Slaveykov (Bulgarian: ) (17 November 1827 - 1 July 1895) was a noted nineteenth-century Bulgarian poet, publicist, public figure and folklorist.. Bulgarian poet publicist folklorist
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Matev, Pavel

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Pavel Hristov Matev (December 6, 1924 - February 4, 2006) was a Bulgarian poet .
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Slaveykov, Petko Rachov

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Petko Rachov Slaveykov (Bulgarian : ) (17 November 1827 OS – 1 July 1895 OS ) was a noted nineteenth-century Bulgarian poet, publicist, public figure and folklorist.