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Gerov was a linguist, writer and played a role in the national revival. Son of a teacher, graduated from the Richelieu lyceum in Odessa. He started a school in Koprivshtita. He tried to further the liberation of Bulgaria from the Ottomans and tried to preserve Bulgarian language and culture from foreign (especially Greek) influence. His mots important work was a dictionairy of the Bulgarian language. For about 50 years he worked on that.

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  • Written Feb 16, 2008
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