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Bishop of Bulgaria's Varna to be Buried Thursday

Varna metropolitan bishop Kiril, who was found dead on the sea beach near Varna on July 9, is to be buried Thursday.

Society » Obituaries | July 11, 2013, Thursday // 09:37 | Viewed: 1177

Powerful Bulgarian Bishop Found Dead, Foul Play Suspected

The dead body of Varna metropolitan bishop Kiril, a former interim Patriarch and one of the most powerful members of the country’s senior clergy, was discovered near Varna on Tuesday.

Society » Obituaries | July 9, 2013, Tuesday // 12:28 | Viewed: 4162

Bulgaria Ex Foreign Min Stoyan Ganev Dies of Cancer at 57

Stoyan Ganev, former Foreign Minister in the Cabinet of the Union of Democratic Forces headed by Prime Minister  Filip Dimitrov (1991- 1992), passed away on July 1 at the age of 57 in a Connecticut-based hospital where he had been treated for cancer.

Society » Obituaries | July 2, 2013, Tuesday // 20:50 | Viewed: 4106

Pierce Brosnan's Daughter Dies of Ovarian Cancer

Irish actor Pierce Brosnan said on Tuesday that his 41-year-old daughter Charlotte had died after losing her battle with ovarian cancer.

Society » Obituaries | July 2, 2013, Tuesday // 17:05 | Viewed: 2123

Oldest Man in History Dies in Japan at 116

A Japanese man recognised as the world's oldest living person, and the oldest man recorded in history, has died aged 116, local officials say.

Society » Obituaries | June 12, 2013, Wednesday // 10:45 | Viewed: 1231

Bulgarian Film Director Grybcheva Passes Away at 66

Beloved Bulgarian film director Ivanka Grybcheva passed away at the age of 66 on Sunday.

Society » Obituaries | May 26, 2013, Sunday // 15:23 | Viewed: 1258

Liberal Party Official Commits Suicide in Sofia

Kancho Bokov, the district chairman of the liberal Movement for Rights and Freedoms party in Bulgaria’s capital Sofia, has been discovered dead.

Society » Obituaries | May 15, 2013, Wednesday // 11:08 | Viewed: 1553

Hundreds Bid Farewell to Popular Bulgarian Actor Chocho Popyordanov, 48

Relatives, friends, colleagues and public figures bowed heads in memory of beloved actor Petar Popyordanov, Chocho, who died much before his time on the eve of Easter.

Society » Obituaries | May 8, 2013, Wednesday // 14:20 | Viewed: 3742

Hundreds Say Goodbye to Prominent Bulgarian Rock Musician

Hundreds of Bulgarians gathered on Sunday to pay their last respects to Petar Gyuzelev, a beloved Bulgarian rock musician who passed away earlier this week.

Society » Obituaries | April 28, 2013, Sunday // 17:43 | Viewed: 2130

Bulgarians Bid Farewell to Rock Legend Petar Gyuzelev

Fans and friends will pay their last respects on Sunday to legendary Bulgarian rock musician Petar Gyuzelev, who passed away in his home at 11:30 am Thursday.

Society » Obituaries | April 28, 2013, Sunday // 10:15 | Viewed: 2183

Bulgarian Rock Legend Gyuzelev Dies at 67

Legendary Bulgarian rock musician Petar AKA Petsi Gyuzelev has passed away in his home at 11:30 am Thursday.

Society » Obituaries | April 25, 2013, Thursday // 14:35 | Viewed: 2046

Thousands Bid Farewell to Popular Bulgarian Actor Todor Kolev

Thousands of fans flocked to the funeral of one of the most popular and beloved Bulgarian actors Todor Kolev in Sofia Sunday.

Society » Obituaries | February 17, 2013, Sunday // 13:14 | Viewed: 1869

Beloved Bulgarian Actor Todor Kolev Dies at 73

One of the most beloved Bulgarian actors, comedians, and talk show hosts, Todor Kolev, passed away at the age of 73.

Society » Obituaries | February 15, 2013, Friday // 17:11 | Viewed: 5849

Bulgaria Bids Farewell to Prominent Poet Leda Mileva

Bulgarians will pay their last respects on Friday to pominent Bulgarian poet, writer, translator, and author of children's literature, Leda Mileva, who passed away Tuesday at the age of 93.

Society » Obituaries | February 8, 2013, Friday // 08:07 | Viewed: 1546

Prominent Bulgarian Poet Leda Mileva Dies at 93

Prominent Bulgarian poet, writer, translator, and author of children's literature, Leda Mileva, has passed away Tuesday at the age of 93.

Society » Obituaries | February 5, 2013, Tuesday // 10:37 | Viewed: 3233

Bulgaria's Capital Prosecutor Dies of Cancer Aged 39

Sofia district prosecutor Alexander Nalbantov has passed away after losing a tough battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 38.

Society » Obituaries | January 28, 2013, Monday // 19:16 | Viewed: 2094

Bulgaria Remembers Leading Cancer Patient Rights Activist

Bulgaria and its cancer patients mark January 7 one year since the death of Teodora Zaharieva, the first Bulgarian who dared to wage a battle against the apathy and carelessness of the state towards cancer patients.

Society » Obituaries | January 7, 2013, Monday // 09:42 | Viewed: 1289

Hundreds Bid Farewell to Great Bulgarian Actor Kaloyanchev

Relatives, friends, colleagues, politicians and ministers bowed heads in memory of Georgi Kaloyanchev, the prominent and beloved Bulgarian actor, at a funeral service on December 21.

Society » Obituaries | December 21, 2012, Friday // 16:03 | Viewed: 1610

Bulgaria Bids Farewell to Great Actor Kaloyanchev

Bulgarians pay their last respects on Friday to Georgi Kaloyanchev, one of the country's most prominent and beloved actors.

Society » Obituaries | December 21, 2012, Friday // 11:08 | Viewed: 650

Bulgaria to Bid Farewell to Great Actor Kaloyanchev on Friday

Bulgarians will pay their last respects on Friday to Georgi Kaloyanchev, one of the country's most prominent and beloved actors.

Society » Obituaries | December 18, 2012, Tuesday // 17:45 | Viewed: 725

Legendary Bulgarian Actor Kaloyanchev Passes Away

Georgi Kaloyanchev, one of Bulgaria's most prominent and beloved actors, passed away at the age of 87 on Tuesday.

Society » Obituaries | December 18, 2012, Tuesday // 15:27 | Viewed: 946
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