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Pencho Slaveykov
Pencho Slaveykov
Pencho Slaveykov (left sculpture) and his father Petko (right sculpture) as immortalized on Slaveykov Square in Sofia
Pencho Slaveykov (left sculpture) and his father Petko (right sculpture) as immortalized on Slaveykov Square in Sofia

Pencho Petkov Slaveykov (Bulgarian: Пенчо Петков Славейков) (27 April 1866 - 28 May 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. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1600x1200, 398 KB) [edit] Summary Statue of Petko and Pencho Slaveykov, Sofia, Bulgaria. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1600x1200, 398 KB) [edit] Summary Statue of Petko and Pencho Slaveykov, Sofia, Bulgaria. ... Petko Slaveykov Petko Rachov Slaveykov (Bulgarian: ) (17 November 1827-1 July 1895) was a noted 19th-century Bulgarian poet, publicist, public figure and folklorist. ... Slaveykov Square (Площад Славейков) is one of the most popular squares in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. ... Position of Sofia in Bulgaria Coordinates: Country Bulgaria Province Sofia-City Mayor Boyko Borisov Area    - City 1,310 km²  - Land (?) km²  - Water (?) km² Elevation 550 m Population    - City (15 September 2006) 1,246,791  - Density 907/km²  - Metro 1,377,761 Time zone EET (UTC+2) EEST (UTC+3) Website... April 27 is the 117th day of the year (118th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 248 days remaining. ... 1866 (MDCCCLXVI) is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... May 28 is the 148th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (149th in leap years). ... 1912 (MCMXII) was a leap year starting on Monday in the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday in the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... A poet is someone who writes poetry. ... Petko Slaveykov Petko Rachov Slaveykov (Bulgarian: ) (17 November 1827-1 July 1895) was a noted 19th-century Bulgarian poet, publicist, public figure and folklorist. ...


Born in Tryavna during the Bulgarian National Revival under Ottoman rule, Pencho was educated there as well as in Stara Zagora and Plovdiv. After an accident in January 1884 he fell ill, and despite lengthy treatment in Plovdiv, Sofia, Leipzig, Berlin and Paris, this illness left him with serious impairments — he could not walk without a cane, and he wrote and spoke with difficulties. He suffered from melancholic episodes, which forced him to find a cure in literature and to harden his will. Typical architecture of Tryavna Tryavna (Трявна) is a town in central Bulgaria, located near Gabrovo. ... The Bulgarian national revival (Vazrazdane) was a period of socio-economic development and national integration among Bulgarian people in the Ottoman Empire. ... Graphical timeline Decline of the Ottoman Empire covers the military and political events between 1828 to 1908. ... Stara Zagora (Cyrillic: Стара Загора) is a large city and an important economic centre of southern Bulgaria. ... Plovdiv (Bulgarian: ; Greek: / Philippoupoli, Philippoupolis; Turkish: ) is the second largest city in Bulgaria, with a population of 341,873([1]). It is the administrative centre of Plovdiv Province in southern Bulgaria, as well as the largest and most important city of the historical region of Thrace, famous for its ancient... Position of Sofia in Bulgaria Coordinates: Country Bulgaria Province Sofia-City Mayor Boyko Borisov Area    - City 1,310 km²  - Land (?) km²  - Water (?) km² Elevation 550 m Population    - City (15 September 2006) 1,246,791  - Density 907/km²  - Metro 1,377,761 Time zone EET (UTC+2) EEST (UTC+3) Website... [] (Sorbian/Lusatian: Lipsk) is the largest city in the Federal State (Bundesland) of Saxony in Germany. ... Berlin is the capital city and one of the sixteen states of the Federal Republic of Germany. ... City flag City coat of arms Motto: Fluctuat nec mergitur (Latin: Tossed by the waves, she does not sink) Location Coordinates Time Zone CET (GMT +1) Administration Country France Region ÃŽle-de-France Department Paris (75) Subdivisions 20 arrondissements Mayor Bertrand Delanoë  (PS) (since 2001) City Statistics Land area¹ 86. ... Melancholia (Greek μελανχολια) is a mood of non-specific depression. ...


Slaveykov's works include poems and intimate lyrics. He collaborated with a number of magazines, which issued his works, and spent a part of his life in Leipzig studying philosophy, where he became familiar with German literature, thought and art. German literature comprises those literary texts originating within Germany proper and written in the German language. ...


After returning to Bulgaria in 1898, Slaveykov joined the Misal circle with a number of other noted poets. He became an assistant director (1901–1909) and later director of the National Library of Bulgaria (1909–1911) and a director of the Bulgarian National Theatre (1908–1909). A front view of the library building The SS. Cyril and Methodius National Library (Народна библиотека „свети свети Кирил и Методий“) is the national library of Bulgaria, situated in the capital city of Sofia. ... The Ivan Vazov National Theatre (Народен театър Иван Вазов) is Bulgarias national theatre and one of the important landmarks of Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. ...


He was sent on missions to Moscow (1909) and Istanbul, Athens, Naples, Sorrento, and Rome (1911), where he studied the development of the libraries. Upon returning he engaged in hectic work. For other uses, see Moscow (disambiguation). ... Istanbul (Turkish: , Greek: Konstandinúpoli, historically known in English as Constantinople; see other names) is Turkeys most populous city, and its cultural and economic center. ... Nickname: City of Athena or Cradle of Democracy Location of the city of Athens (red dot) within the Prefecture of Athens and Periphery of Attica Coordinates: Country Greece Peripheries Attica Prefecture Athens Founded 2000 BC Mayor Nikitas Kaklamanis as of 2007 Area    - City 39 km²  - Urban 427 km²  - Metro 3... The Bay of Naples Naples (Italian: , Neapolitan: Nàpule, from Greek Νεάπολη < Νέα Πόλις Néa Pólis New City) is the largest city in southern Italy and capital of the Campania region and the Province of Naples. ... Vesuvius overlooking Sorrento and the Bay of Naples. ... Nickname: The Eternal City Motto: SPQR: Senatus PopulusQue Romanus Location of the city of Rome (yellow) within the Province of Rome (red) and region of Lazio (grey) Coordinates: Region Lazio Province Province of Rome Founded 21 April 753 BC Mayor Walter Veltroni Area    - City 1,500 km²  (580 sq mi...


He was fired from the post of director of the National Library on 10 July 1911, and left Bulgaria, living in Zürich, Lucerne, Göschenen, Andermatt, Lugano and other places in Switzerland before arriving in Italy in the end of November 1911. He remained in Rome for three months, but set off in May 1912 to travel through Florence, the Engadin and the mountains looking for a cure. In the end of the month he arrived in the small town of Brunate near Lake Como, where he died on 28 May. July 10 is the 191st day (192nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 174 days remaining. ... 1911 (MCMXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ... Zürich (German:   , Zürich German: Züri , in English generally Zurich, Italian: Zurigo) is the largest city in Switzerland (population: 366,145 in 2004; population of urban area: 1,091,732) and capital of the canton of Zürich. ... Location within Switzerland View of the city from Lake Lucerne Another view across Lake Lucerne The Lion Monument Lucerne (German: (help· info)) is a city in Central Switzerland with a population of 60,274 (December 31, 2003), capital of the Canton of Lucerne. ... Göschenen is a small Swiss town on the northern end of the St. ... Andermatt is a central Swiss village in Uri, 18 miles south of Altorf. ... Lugano is a city in southeast Switzerland, in the Italian-speaking canton of Ticino, which borders Italy. ... Florences skyline Florences skyline at night from Piazza Michaelangelo Florence (Italian: ) is the capital city of the region of Tuscany, Italy. ... Lej da Segl and Lej da Silvaplauna, Upper Engadin Piz Roseg and Vadret da Roseg as seen from Fuorcla Surlej The Engadine (German: Engadin, Romansch: Engiadina) is a long mountain valley located in the canton of Graubünden in southeast of Switzerland. ... Brunate is a small Italian town, near to Lake Como (northern Italy, 50Km north/east from Milan. ... Map of Lake Como. ... May 28 is the 148th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (149th in leap years). ...


Slaveykov was buried in Brunate's cemetery and his remains were moved to Bulgaria in 1921. Due to his death, the suggestion by Swedish professor Al. Jensen that Slaveykov be awarded a Nobel Prize was not considered by the Nobel Prize committee. Nobel Prize medal. ...


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