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A saint, Bulgarian and Russian writer, cleric, major intellectual from hesychast circles at the end of the 14th and the beginning of the 15th century, supporter of the unity of the Russian church, Metropolitan of Kiev, Moscow and all Russia.
about 1300 – after 1375
Isaiah is a prominent Serbian scribe of the 14th century (c. 1300 – not earlier than 1375) who worked on Mount Athos and was for some time at the Serbian king’s and then the prince’s court. He went down in the history of Southern and Eastern Slav literature as a translator from Greek of works by Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite.
ca 1364/1365 – ca 1419/1420
Metropolitan of Kiev, diplomat, father superior of several monasteries, writer in Bulgarian, Serbian, Moldovan and Russian literature. Author of works in all medieval genres – oratory prose, hagiography and hymnography. Representative of the Tarnovo Literary School.
1810 – January 23, 1877
Bulgarian Renaissance educator, writer, translator, folklorist, teacher. One of the first Bulgarians educated in Odessa education in the 19th century and a participant in the Odessa literary circle. Champion of the development of modern Bulgarian education.
1829 – April 25, 1854
Described as the first folklorist, translator and poetess during the Bulgarian Revival Period. One of the outstanding representatives of the Bulgarian intelligentsia in the 19th century. She published poetry and translation literature in periodicals.
Bulgarian writer, folklorist, ethnographer, linguist, publisher, teacher, bibliographer, compiler of one of the first Bulgarian folklore collections; active ecclesiastic activity against Phanariotes.
Български просветен и стопански деец, историк, писател, педадог, с изключителни заслуги в училищното дело.
August 28, 1824 – October 22, 1898
Bulgarian man of letters, philologist, writer, poet, folklorist, translator, and diplomat.
May 27, 1833–July 15, 1896
Bulgarian enlightener, man-of-letters and prominent publicist during the Revival Period, author of a number of textbooks, books, articles, plays; with his translations he promotes West European and Russian literature.