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The anniversary of the death of Marin Drinov

The anniversary of the death of Marin Drinov

2/28/2009 11:52:07 AM

Prof. Marin Drinov was born on Oct.20th, 1838, in the town of Panagyurishte. He was an eminent Revival period historian and philologist. He studied in Russia. After the Liberation of Bulgaria he was the Minister of National Education and participated actively in the creation of the BG Constitution and in settling the BG Church organization.

In 1869 he was one of the co-founders and later an active member of the BG Literary Society, which later transformed into Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Marin Drinov was one of the founders of BG Historiography. He died in Harkov, Ukraina, where he spent the last 15 years of his life, on February 28th, 1906.

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