Gotse Delchev

1872 - 1903

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Georgi Nikolov Delchev (Bulgarian: Георги Николов Делчев; Macedonian: Ѓорѓи Николов Делчев; 4 February 1872 – 4 May 1903), known as Gotse Delchev or Goce Delčev (Гоце Делчев), was an important Macedonian Bulgarian revolutionary (komitadji), active in the Ottoman-ruled Macedonia and Adrianople regions at the turn of the 20th century. He was the most prominent leader of what is known today as the Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization (IMRO), a secret revolutionary society that was active in Ottoman territories in the Balkans at the end of the 19th and the beginning of the 20th century. Delchev was its representative in Sofia, the capital of the Principality of Bulgaria. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gotse Delchev has received more than 492,049 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Gotse Delchev is the 3,016th most popular politician (down from 2,758th in 2019), the 204th most popular biography from Greece (down from 197th in 2019) and the 74th most popular Greek Politician.

Gotsse Delchev is most famous for his work as a Bulgarian revolutionary. He was a member of the Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization (IMRO) and was a prominent figure in the organization's struggle for Macedonian independence.

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Over the past year Gotse Delchev has had the most page views in the with 54,430 views, followed by English (52,643), and Bulgarian (45,470). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Waray (45.83%), Aromanian (41.90%), and Breton (29.38%)


Among politicians, Gotse Delchev ranks 3,016 out of 19,576Before him are Fulvia, Thusnelda, Sabium, Humbert I, Count of Savoy, Edi Rama, and Karim Khan Zand. After him are Agnes of Merania, Frederick II, Duke of Austria, Kim Koo, Leopold VI, Duke of Austria, Stephen III of Hungary, and Louise Françoise de Bourbon, Duchess of Bourbon.

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Among people born in 1872, Gotse Delchev ranks 27Before him are Sri Aurobindo, Jože Plečnik, Mohammad Ali Shah Qajar, Norman Angell, Wilhelm Miklas, and Eduard Bloch. After him are Aubrey Beardsley, Georgy Chicherin, Princess Clémentine of Belgium, Archduke Joseph August of Austria, José Sanjurjo, and Habibullah Khan. Among people deceased in 1903, Gotse Delchev ranks 13Before him are Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury, Sir George Stokes, 1st Baronet, Alexander I of Serbia, Josiah Willard Gibbs, Otto Weininger, and Hugo Wolf. After him are Gemma Galgani, Vasily Dokuchaev, Calamity Jane, Draga Mašin, Archduchess Elisabeth Franziska of Austria, and James Abbott McNeill Whistler.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Gotse Delchev ranks 204 out of 1,024Before him are Berenice I of Egypt (-340), Telamon (null), Bacchylides (-490), Calchas (null), Caranus of Macedon (-900), and Prince George of Greece and Denmark (1869). After him are Philostratus (170), Cleomenes III (-260), Stilpo (-359), Thessalonike of Macedon (-352), Andreas Papandreou (1919), and Prokopis Pavlopoulos (1950).


Among politicians born in Greece, Gotse Delchev ranks 74Before him are Herodes Atticus (101), Berenice I of Egypt (-340), Telamon (null), Calchas (null), Caranus of Macedon (-900), and Prince George of Greece and Denmark (1869). After him are Cleomenes III (-260), Thessalonike of Macedon (-352), Andreas Papandreou (1919), Prokopis Pavlopoulos (1950), Antiochus V Eupator (-173), and Demaratus (-600).