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Aleksandar Protogerov

Aleksandar Protogerov
Born 28 February 1867
Ohrid
Died 7 July 1928
Sofia, Bulgaria
Allegiance Bulgaria
Service/branch Bulgarian Army
Rank Lieutenant General
General Alexandar Protogerov.

Alexandar Protogerov (1867 Serbo-Bulgarian War in 1885. Protogerov took part in the Gorna Djumaya uprising in 1902 and in the Ilinden-Preobrazhenie Uprising.

In the Macedonian-Adrianopolitan Volunteer Corps and Assistant Commander of this military unit. During the First World War, he commanded the Third Infantry Brigade of 11th Macedonian division and then became commander of the Bulgarian troops in the Serbian-occupied region of Pomoravlje. There he suppressed the Toplica uprising. Later, as commandant of Sofia, Protogerov suppressed the Bulgarian soldier's uprising.

After Todor Alexandrov was assassinated in unclear circumstances and IMRO came under the leadership of Ivan Mihailov, who became a powerful figure in Bulgarian politics. The result of the murder was further strife within the organisation and several high-profile murders, including that of Protogetov himself.

Sources

  • Вазов, В., Животописни бележки, София, 1992, Военноиздателски комплекс „Св. Георги Победоносец“, ISBN 954-509-002-2, с.123

See also

  • Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization
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