Georgi Pulevski

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Georgi Pulevski

Georgi Pulevski (Bulgarian: Георги Пулевски; Macedonian: Ѓорѓи Пулевски) (1817February 13 1893) was a writer and revolutionary, known for being the first author to express publicly the idea of a separate Macedonian nation distinct from Serbs and Bulgarians, as well as a separate Macedonian language.


  • What do we call a nation? – People who are of the same origin and who speak the same words and who live and make friends of each other, who have the same customs and songs and entertainment are what we call a nation, and the place where that people lives is called the people's country. Thus the Macedonians also are a nation and the place which is theirs is called Macedonia.
    • Rečnik od tri jezika: s. makedonski, arbanski i turski [Dictionary of Three languages: S. Macedonian, Albanian, Turkish], U držacnoj štampariji, 1875, p. 48f.

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