"Monument for Iljo Maleshevski" Berovo Things to Do Tip by Pijlmans

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  Monument for Iljo Maleshevski
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  • Monument for Iljo Maleshevski - Berovo
      Monument for Iljo Maleshevski
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  • Monument for Iljo Maleshevski - Berovo
      Monument for Iljo Maleshevski
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  • Monument for Iljo Maleshevski - Berovo
      Monument for Iljo Maleshevski
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  • Monument for Iljo Maleshevski - Berovo
      Monument for Iljo Maleshevski
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  • Monument for Iljo Maleshevski - Berovo
      Monument for Iljo Maleshevski
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Iliya Markov Popgeorgiev (1805-1898), better known as Ilyo Voyvoda (military commander) or Grandfather Iljo Maleshevski, was a revolutionary from the region of Macedonia, who is considered a national hero in both Bulgaria and the Republic of Macedonia.

He fought against the Ottoman occupation.

The sign at the monument says: "With respect and gratitude for the liberational works of grandfather Iljo Maleshevski, 1805-1898. Born in the house that used to stand on this place".

Address: Marshal Tito
Directions: Along the road from the center to the Monastery of Archangel Michael

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  • Written Sep 7, 2011
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