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June 2 – Day of Botev and those who died for Bulgaria’s freedom

In the spring of 1876, when the fires of the April uprising still had not died out, the band of Hristo Botev came to help his brothers under slavery and engages in a unequal battle with the Turkish army. In it Bulgaria loses one of its greatest sons.

On 2 June grateful generations pay their respects to the life and deeds of Hristo Botev and the thousands known and unknown heroes, which fought in the Bulgarian national revolution and gave their life for the freedom of Bulgaria.

In 2018 it will be 142 years from these heroic events.

Author: Stefan Minchev

Pic : bnt.bg

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