Ivan Vazov’s Grave

>Ivan Minchov Vazov (Bulgarian: Иван Минчов Вазов) (June 27, 1850 OS – September 22, 1921) was a Bulgarian poet, novelist and playwright, often referred to as “the Patriarch of Bulgarian literature”. He was born in Sopot, a town in the Rose Valley of Bulgaria (then part of the Ottoman Empire).

Ivan Vazov’s work represents two parts of eras if Renaissance and after Liberation. He was also an academic at BAS and a minister of education and enlightening 1897-1899.