Stefan Bogoridi, Knjaz

Stefan Bogoridi, Knjaz

1/1/2012 12:00:00 AM
One of the most influential people in the Ottoman Empire after the sultan, often referred to as the Bulgarian having greatest authority and power. Active supporter of the movement for independent BG church in the middle of 19th c. He gave away a property of his in Constantinople for a Bulgarian church to be built there - the St.Stefan church (the first BG church in the Ottoman Empire).