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Calendar of events and anniversaries - March 2006

3/2/2006 9:25:50 AM
  • March 5th - 40th anniversary of the death of Anna Ahmatova (1893-1966), Russian poetess
  • March 5th - 150th anniversary of the birth of Mikhail Vrubel (1856-1910), Russian painter, graphic artist and illustrator.
  • March 6th - 110th anniversary of the birth of Nikola Obreshkov (1896-1963), BG mathematician, greatly contributed to development of BG mathematics
  • March 9th - 80th anniversary of the birth of Ivan Davidkov (1926-1990), BG poet and translator. 
  • March 21st  - 135th anniversary of the death of Dr Peter Beron (1800-1886), BG Revival period figure, doctor of medicine, author of the famous "Riben Boukvar" (The Fish Alphabet Book) that lay the foundations of the public education in Bulgaria during the period of Ottoman oppression. 
  • March 27th - 120th anniversary of the death of Dobri Chintoulov (1822-1886), BG Revival period poet. 
  • March 30th - 260th anniversary of the birth of Francisco de Goya (1746-1828), Spanish painter  
  • March 21st -  420th anniversary of the birth of Rene Decart (1596-1650), French philosopher, mathematician, physicist, physiologist.
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