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 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 Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization (IMRO), a secret revolutionary society, 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 Principality of Bulgaria. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gotse Delchev has received more than 305,652 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Gotse Delchev is the 2,804th most popular politician (down from 2,170th in 2019), the 202nd most popular biography from Greece (down from 163rd in 2019) and the 79th 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 2,804 out of 15,710Before him are Emperor Qianshao of Han, Leopold, Prince of Hohenzollern, Senedj, Giuseppe Conte, Haakon III of Norway, and Tancred, King of Sicily. After him are Bülent Ecevit, Ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Barcelona, Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick, Carl Friedrich Goerdeler, Cleitus the Black, and Manolis Glezos.

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Among people born in 1872, Gotse Delchev ranks 24Before him are Charles Greeley Abbot, Sri Aurobindo, Maurice Gamelin, Mohammad Ali Shah Qajar, Jože Plečnik, and Helena Rubinstein. After him are Aubrey Beardsley, Wilhelm Miklas, Mathilde Kschessinska, Georgy Chicherin, Henry Tingle Wilde, and Emily Davison. Among people deceased in 1903, Gotse Delchev ranks 14Before him are Sir George Stokes, 1st Baronet, Alexander I of Serbia, Josiah Willard Gibbs, Otto Weininger, Hugo Wolf, and Gemma Galgani. After him are James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Calamity Jane, Archduchess Elisabeth Franziska of Austria, Camillo Sitte, Draga Mašin, and Vasily Dokuchaev.

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Among people born in Greece, Gotse Delchev ranks 202 out of 855Before him are Agis IV (-265), Cecrops I (null), Pelopidas (-450), Prince George of Greece and Denmark (1869), Nearchus (-356), and Nabis (-300). After him are Manolis Glezos (1922), Princess Olga of Greece and Denmark (1903), Exekias (-501), Erasistratus (-303), Alexander I of Epirus (-362), and Georgios Papanikolaou (1883).


Among politicians born in Greece, Gotse Delchev ranks 79Before him are Archidamus II (-450), Agis IV (-265), Cecrops I (null), Pelopidas (-450), Prince George of Greece and Denmark (1869), and Nabis (-300). After him are Manolis Glezos (1922), Princess Olga of Greece and Denmark (1903), Alexander I of Epirus (-362), Antiochus V Eupator (-173), Demaratus (-600), and Andreas Papandreou (1919).