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Gotse Delchev

1872 - 1903

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Georgi Nikolov Delchev (Bulgarian/Macedonian: Георги/Ѓорѓи Николов Делчев; 4 February 1872 – 4 May 1903), known as Gotse Delchev or Goce Delčev (Гоце Делчев, originally spelled in older Bulgarian orthography as Гоце Дѣлчевъ), 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 392,620 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia. Gotse Delchev is the 2,803rd most popular politician (down from 2,799th in 2019), the 198th most popular biography from Greece (up from 202nd in 2019) and the 76th 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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Among politicians, Gotse Delchev ranks 2,803 out of 15,577Before him are Stefan Löfven, Samora Machel, Ptolemy XI Alexander II, Heinrich Lübke, Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk, and Antonín Novotný. After him are Anna Leopoldovna, Sigebert III, Władysław Anders, Cao Fang, Hormizd I, and Joan II, Countess of Burgundy.

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Among people born in 1872, Gotse Delchev ranks 26Before him are Helena Rubinstein, Sri Aurobindo, Aubrey Beardsley, Mohammad Ali Shah Qajar, Habibullah Khan, and Jože Plečnik. After him are Wilhelm Miklas, Norman Angell, Georgy Chicherin, Mathilde Kschessinska, Archduke Joseph August of Austria, and Princess Clémentine of Belgium. 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 Calamity Jane, Archduchess Elisabeth Franziska of Austria, James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Gemma Galgani, Vasily Dokuchaev, and Draga Mašin.

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Among people born in Greece, Gotse Delchev ranks 198 out of 936Before him are Crates of Thebes (-365), Timon of Phlius (-320), Telamon (null), Nearchus (-356), Nabis (-300), and Theophano (941). After him are Idomeneus of Crete (null), Quintus Curtius Rufus (41), Prokopis Pavlopoulos (1950), Antiochus V Eupator (-173), Andreas Papandreou (1919), and Philopoemen (-253).


Among politicians born in Greece, Gotse Delchev ranks 76Before him are Calchas (null), Princess Cecilie of Greece and Denmark (1911), Cecrops I (null), Telamon (null), Nabis (-300), and Theophano (941). After him are Idomeneus of Crete (null), Prokopis Pavlopoulos (1950), Antiochus V Eupator (-173), Andreas Papandreou (1919), Philopoemen (-253), and Agis IV (-265).