The Gabrovo School and Its First Trustees


The Gabrovo School was the first secular school in Bulgaria. Founded in 1835, it trained Bulgarian teachers and employed such notable Bulgarian scholars as Neofit Rilski. The Gabrovo School and Its First Trustees is a history of the school’s early years, edited by Petko Slaveikov, one of Bulgaria’s most renowned 19th-century writers.

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Gabrovsko-to uchilishte i negovy-ti͡e pŭrvi popechiteli

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114 pages : illustrations ; 23 centimeters

Last updated: September 25, 2015