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Karavelov was a writer and played an important role in the Bulgarian Natinal Revival. Born in Koprivshtitsa and studied Russian literature. He enrolled at the Faculty of literature in Moskau and came in contact with student radicals. He began to publish a journal and started writing poetry and short stories in Bulgaria as well as scholarly publications in Bulgarian ethnography. In Bucharest he became friends with Botev and later on he met Levski, a leader of a revolutionairy organisation. Karavelov and Botev published a newspaper, Nazavisimost (independence). He also published Znanie (Knowledge), a scientific journal and some science books. His works include Mommy?s boys ? one of the first Bulgarian novels ? and Old time Bulgarians. Karavelov died in 1879. The house has three separate buildings that were constructed between 1810 and 1835 and there is a printing press where the newspapers were written

Address: hadzhi nencho palaveev 39
Directions: on the banks of the river

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  • Written Feb 16, 2008
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