Famous People from Macedonia

Kosta Abrašević

Kosta Hristić was born in Ohrid in the Manastir Vilayet of the Ottoman Empire (in present-day Republic of Macedonia) on May 29, 1879, to a poor merchant family. His father, Naum Hristić, was Serb and his mother Sotira Greek. After finishing three years in a Greek school in Ohrid, he continued his schooling at a […]

Živko Čingo

Živko Čingo (13 August 1935 – 11 August 1987) Macedonian writer, born in Velgosti, near Ohrid. He studied literature at the University of Sts Cyril and Methodius in Skopje. Graduated from the Faculty of Philosophy in Skopje. For a period worked as high school teacher in Ohrid. When he came to Skopje he was engaged […]

Cyril Parlichev

Cyril Parlichev was born in Ohrid in 1875. His father was Grigor Parlichev – a popular local educator. On August 5, 1898, Dimitar Grdanov, a Serbian teacher in Ohrid, and pro-Serbian activist in Macedonia, was murdered by Metody Patchev, after which Patchev and his fellow conspirators Hristo Uzunov, Cyril Parlichev and Ivan Grupchev were arrested. […]