Mishael Arnaoudov

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Date of Birth: 05/10/1878

Age: 99

Birthplace: Ruse

Citizenship: Bulgaria

Expert Bulgarian culture

Father - Peter Sibiny Arnaudov, a merchant. Mother - Drumka Panova. Brothers - Dimitar (worked in the urban community of Ruse was her chief secretary), Elijah (opera director, one of the first Bulgarian music directors, the first director of Bulgarian operas of Richard Wagner). Wife - Stefankov. Children - Assen (economist), Yana (pianist), Petr (music teacher).


He graduated from the State gymnasium "Knyaz Boris" in Rousse, Graduate School of Sofia (later the University of Sofia, 1898), where he studied Slavic philology, student of Professor Ivan Shishmanova. He specialized in the universities of Leipzig and Berlin (1898-1900), and Prague (1903-1904), which received a doctorate in philosophy, Slavic Philology and Indology (thesis: "Narodni Blgarski prikazki").

Scientific-pedagogical activity

There was a schoolmaster in Vidin, from 1901 - in Sofia. Since 1907 - Deputy Director of the People`s Academy in Sofia. Since 1908 - an ordinary professor, since 1914 - an extraordinary professor, since 1919 - an ordinary professor of comparative literary history, in 1921-1922 - Dean of History and Philology, in 1935-1936 - Rector of the Sofia University. In 1926 - Director of the National Theatre. In 1923-1927 and 1931-1933 - chairman of the Union of Bulgarian Writers. He was president of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. He was a member of the Ukrainian Academy of Sciences, Academy of the literary "P

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