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140th Anniversary of the foundation of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

140th Anniversary of the foundation of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

9/28/2009 11:36:08 AM

September 28th, 1869, was the day the Bulgarian Literary Society (which later transformed into today?s Bulgarian Academy of Sciences) was founded in the Romanian town of Braila, in the house of Varvara Hadji Veleva. Among his founders are eminent BG Revival period figures and patriots ? Lyuben Karavelov, Hristo Botev, Vassil Levski. The Society expressed the strong necessity of an oppressed nation to compensate its cultural and economic retardation and to achieve its national liberation and independence. Its main goal was formulated the following way: ? to spread the unified enlightenment and to show the right way towards its actual enrichment?.

After the Liberation in March 1878, the Literary Society was located in the capital Sofia and was later renamed as Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (1911).

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