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Valeri Petrov, Bulgaria's most prominent contemporary poet and a former Nobel Prize nominee who translated the complete works of Shakespeare, has died at age 94. Valeri Nissim Mevorah, better known by his pen-name, Valeri Petrov, was born on April 22, 1920, in Sofia to a Jewish father and Bulgarian mother.
A referendum petition which demanded a poll on overhauling the electoral system was what made the new Prime Minister more popular among civil society representatives.
To hear him tell it, Simeon Angelov's career path started way back in Sofia, Bulgaria, where he and his father spent long hours trying to keep the family car running.
Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 12:09 am
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