Famous Bulgarian Historical Personalities

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Aurelian
(Emperor)

Aurelian
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Birthdate: September 9, 0214
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria
Died: September 25, 0275

Roman emperor Aurelian ruled from 270 to 275. His military triumphs reunited the Roman Empire and put an end to the Crisis of the Third Century. He built the Aurelian Walls in Rome. Known as the Restitutor Orbis, he defeated the barbarian armies of the Goths and the Alamanni.

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Decius
(Emperor)

Decius
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Birthdate: 0201 AD
Birthplace: Martinci
Died: May 31, 0251

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Ahmed III
(Sultan)

Ahmed III
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Birthdate: December 30, 1673
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dobrich, Bulgaria
Died: July 1, 1736
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 4 
Galerius
(Emperor)

Galerius
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Birthdate: 0250 AD
Birthplace: Gamzigrad, Serdica
Died: May 15, 0311

 5 
Simeon I of Bulgaria
(Ruled over Bulgaria from 893 to 927)

Simeon I of Bulgaria
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Birthdate: 0864 AD
Birthplace: Bulgaria
Died: May 27, 0927

 6 
Samuil of Bulgaria
(Former Tsar of Bulgaria)

Samuil of Bulgaria
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Birthdate: 0958 AD
Birthplace: Prilep, Macedonia (FYROM)
Died: October 6, 1014

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Krum
(Ruler)

Krum
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Birthdate: 0755 AD
Birthplace: Pannonia
Died: April 13, 0814
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 8 
Alexander, Prince of Bulgaria
(First prince (knyaz) of the Principality of Bulgaria from 1879 until his abdication in 1886)

Alexander, Prince of Bulgaria
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Birthdate: April 5, 1857
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Verona, Italy
Died: November 17, 1893

Boris I of Bulgaria
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Birthdate: 0825 AD
Birthplace: Pliska, Bulgaria
Died: May 2, 0907

 10 
Kaloyan of Bulgaria
(Emperor of Bulgaria)

Kaloyan of Bulgaria
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Birthdate: 1172 AD
Birthplace: Bulgaria
Died: October 8, 1207

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Princess Marie Louise of Bourbon-Parma
(Princess of Bourbon-Parma)

Princess Marie Louise of Bourbon-Parma
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Birthdate: January 17, 1870
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Rome
Died: January 31, 1899

Princess Marie Louise of Bourbon-Parma was the first wife of prince-regnant Ferdinand of Bulgaria, who later became Tsar Ferdinand I. Well-read and fluent in 5 languages, she was a woman of culture. She died at age 29, shortly after giving birth to her fourth child.

Ivan Asen I of Bulgaria
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Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Bulgaria
Died: 1196 AD

Ivan Asen II of Bulgaria
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Birthdate: 1196 AD
Birthplace: Bulgaria
Died: June 24, 1241

 14 
Kera Tamara
(Princess)

Kera Tamara
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Birthdate: 1340 AD
Birthplace: Bulgaria
Died: 1389 AD

Helena of Bulgaria, Empress of Serbia
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Birthdate: 1315 AD
Birthplace: Second Bulgarian Empire
Died: November 7, 1374