Georgi Nikolov Delchev, known as Gotse Delchev or Goce Delčev, was a prominent Macedonian revolutionary, active in the Macedonian regions and in Adrianople under Ottoman rule in the early 20th century. The most important today is called the Macedonian Internal Revolutionary Organization, a secret revolutionary. organization which operated in the Ottoman territories of the Balkans at the end of the 19th and the beginning of the 20th century, it is located in Sofia, the capital of the Principality of Bulgaria. Hence, he was also elected a member of the Macedonian-Adrianople Supreme Committee, participating in the work of its governing body. However, he was killed in a battle with an Ottoman unit the eve of the Ilinden-Preobrazhenie uprising.
|Born||4 February 1872, Kukush, Salonica Vilayet, Ottoman Empire (today Greece)|
|Died||May 4, 1903, Banitsa, Salonica Vilayet, Ottoman Empire (today Greece)|
|Organization||Bulgarian Macedonian-Adrianople Revolutionary Committees (later SMARO, IMARO, IMRO)|
Commemorated as one of the key figures of the Macedonian Internal Revolutionary Organization in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, he was named a national hero in Macedonia and Bulgaria. At the age of 31, he was killed by the Ottomans.
While working as a teacher at Štip, he got to know the revolutionary Dame Gruev, who recruited him to the Macedonian Revolutionary Committee-Adrianople of Bulgaria.
In the year before his death, he led the BMARC military training program.
He grew up with many siblings in Kukush, the Ottoman Empire (located in present-day Greece).
Both he and Hristo Uzunov were revolutionaries in the late 19th and early 20th century struggle for independence from the Ottoman Empire.
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- Bulgarian Military
- Former students of the male secondary school in Thessaloniki Bulgaria
- Bulgarians in Aegean Macedonia
- Bulgarian educators
- Members of the Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization
- Macedonia under the Ottoman Empire
- Bulgarian revolutionaries
- Bulgarians are Macedonians
Latest information about Gotse Delchev updated on May 10 2021.