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Anniversary of Hristo G. Danov's birth

Anniversary of Hristo G. Danov's birth

7/27/2009 12:49:46 PM

Teacher, man of letters, founder of the organised publishing in Bulgaria; member of the BG Literary Society (todays Bulgarian Academy of Sciences). In the period 1854-56, while a teacher at the Plovdiv parish (central) class school St.st.Cyril and Methodius, he published his first book Staroplaninche (i.e. coming from the Stara Planina mountain). Calendar of 1856 leap year.

In 1857, Hristo G. Danov founded in Plovdiv (together with the teacher Y.Truvchev and the book-binder N.Boyadzhijski, amd later in cooperation with Yoakim Gruev) United Bookbindery, which later grows into a bookshop and a publishing house. From 1862, it worked under the name of Hristo G. Danov and Co. Publishing House, with branches in the towns of rousse and Veles (1867), Sofia and Lom (1880). It mainly released textbooks and school materials, as well as the first wall maps. It also had some publishing of single works by Old Greek, Russian and West European classical writers - Euripid, Tourgenev, Mopassan, Joules Vernes...

 

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