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Monument to Petko and Pencho Slaveikov

Monument to Petko and Pencho Slaveikov.

In the center of Sofia there is a square known as Slaveikov Square. 

In fact, he bears the name of Petko Slaveikov – Bulgarian poet, publicist, folklorist and politician. 

A notable person of the 19th century! He actively participated in the creation of modern Bulgaria.

Next to him, the man with the hat is his son – Pencho Slaveikov. 

He is the youngest son of the poet and politician Petko Slaveikov. 

They are one of the founders of contemporary Bulgarian prose and poetry.

Until recently, there was a year-round outdoor book market on this square, where both new books and older editions could be purchased.

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