Vasil Ivanov Kunchev

February 19 – Day of Commemoration for Vasil Levski

Today the Bulgarians mark the anniversary of the hanging (1873) of Vasil Levski.

Vasil Levski, born Vasil Ivanov Kunchev, was a Bulgarian revolutionary and is a national hero of Bulgaria today. Dubbed the Apostle of Freedom, Levski ideologised and strategised a revolutionary movement to liberate Bulgaria from Ottoman rule.

Bulgarians Mark the 147 Years since the Death of National hero Vasil Levski

Today the Bulgarians mark the anniversary of the hanging (1873) of Vasil Levski.

Vasil Levski, born Vasil Ivanov Kunchev, was a Bulgarian revolutionary and is a national hero of Bulgaria today. Dubbed the Apostle of Freedom, Levski ideologised and strategised a revolutionary movement to liberate Bulgaria from Ottoman rule.

Bulgaria Commemorates the 145th Anniversary of the Death of Vasil Levski

The celebrations on the occasion of the 145th anniversary of the death of Vasil Levski began all over the country. Late last night in his hometown of Karlovo, people have bowed their heads in deep appreciation to the work of the Apostle Freedom. Levski's memory was honored with one-minute silence.

Bulgaria Celebrates 'Apostle of Freedom' Vasil Levski's Birthday

Today Bulgaria celebrates the 177-th anniversary of the birth of its national hero, the “Apostle of Freedom” Vasil Levski.

Vasil Ivanov Kunchev was born in the town of Karlovo a son to a poor family that he had to take care of early in his life after the death of his father.