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  Georgi Dimitrov Summary
Georgi Dimitrov (1882-1949) was a Bulgarian and Soviet Communist leader who served as head of the Communist International (Comintern) from 1935 to 1943 and as prime minister of Bulgaria from 1944 until his death.
Georgi Dimitrov was born on June 18, 1882, in the village of Kovachevtsi, District of Pernik, near Sofia.
In that capacity Dimitrov enunciated in 1935, at the seventh congress of the Comintern, the new line that Fascism, not the Western democracies, was the enemy and that the tactic to fight it was popular (or united) fronts--that is, coalitions of the Communists with anti-Fascist forces--in various countries.
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 Bulgaria.com - History, Rulers of Bulgaria - Georgi Dimitrov   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Dimitrov displayed remarkable political courage in what came to be known by many as the trial of the century, and he won world-wide recognition.
Prime Minister Dimitrov was a Stalin-style party leader who imposed the Communist Party as the single ruling power in the country, eliminated the bourgeois opposition from political life and crushed ideological resistance by means of staged trials and political oppression and executions.
Dimitrov died in the summer of 1949 in a sanatorium near Moscow.
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 Obituary of G.M. Dimitrov
Georgi Mikhailovitch Dimitrov was born on June 18, 1882, in the town of Radomir, of a proletarian revolutionary family.
His heroic conduct in the court, the words of wrath which he flung in the face of the fascists, exposing their infamous provocation in connection with the Reichstag fire, unmasked the fascist provocateurs and roused new millions of workers throughout the world to the struggle against fascism.
Dimitrov did great work in the ranks of the international Communist movement in forging the leading cadres of Communist Parties loyal to the great teachings of Marxism-Leninism, to the principles of proletarian internationalism, to the cause of the defense of the interests of the people's masses in their respective countries.
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 Georgi Dimitrov - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Georgi Dimitrov Mikhailov (Георги Димитров Михайлов, also known as Георгий Михайлович Димитров- Georgiy Mikhailovich Dimitrov) (June 18, 1882, Kovachevtsi, Pernik Province - July 2, 1949, Moscow) was a Bulgarian Communist leader.
The massive popularity he enjoyed made him an asset of Joseph Stalin's regime, and Dimitrov was appointed General Secretary of the Comintern from 1934, remaining in office until the organization's dissolution in 1943.
Dimitrov died in 1949 in the Barvikha sanatorium near Moscow.
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 Dimitrov, Georgi - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Dimitrov's cool conduct of his defense and the accusations he directed at his prosecutors won him world renown.
Dimitrov was secretary-general of the Comintern from 1934 until its dissolution in 1943.
Dimitrov died in Moscow, where he was undergoing medical treatment.
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 Georgi Dimitrov
At his trial Dimitrov defended himself so effectively that it was said that he made Hermann Goering, the prosecutor, to appear to be the guilty party.
Dimitrov was a person who enjoyed Stalin's rare regard, and, what was perhaps less important, he was the undisputed leader of the Bulgarian Communist movement.
Dimitrov, like all such true-believing Communists, was fainthearted and at a loss when facing Stalin, who, through purges and a personality cult, had come to be the movement incarnate.
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 Georgi Dimitrov And The Fight Against Titoism In Bulgaria
They reveal the lessons drawn by Dimitrov from the negative impact of the activities of the Yugoslav leaders on the policies of the Bulgarian communists with regard to the Fatherland Front and the state apparatus.
This material substantiates further the criticism made by Dimitrov in December 1948 of the Tito group at the Fifth Congress of the Bulgarian Communist Party for its striving for hegemony in the Balkans while claiming to uphold the project of Lenin and the Comintern to construct a Balkan Federation.
The critical remarks of Dimitrov at the XVI plenum regarding Titoism were omitted from the ‘authoritative’ collection of his writings which was published in Bulgaria.
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 Steinberg, Voices of Revolution, 1917   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The Bulgarian revolutionary Georgi Dimitrov, whose trilingual diary is between 1,500 and 2,000 typescript pages in length, was the head of the Comintern from 1936 through its dissolution in 1943, secretary general of the Bulgarian Communist Party from 1945 to 1949, and prime minister of Bulgaria from 1946 to 1949.
Dimitrov kept his diary in the language of his principal residence at the time.
The period 1933-1935 is in German (Dimitrov gained international fame as the principal defendant in the Leipzig Fire Trial in 1933); 1936-1944 is in Russian; 1945-1949 is in Bulgarian.
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 Order of Georgi Dimitrov Var. 2
Dimitrov, a member of Bulgarian and international communist movement, was born on 18 June 1882 in a craftsman's family of Kovachevtsi village, district of Pernik (western Bulgaria).
Dimitrov's speech during the Leipzig trial brought him a worldwide support of the public opinion.
The Dimitrov's Award was established as the highest award for achievements in science, technics, literature, and arts.
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 Georgi Dimitrov and the Chinese Revolution
The over-riding concern of Dimitrov and the Communist International to build and preserve the unity of the CPC and the Kuomintang in the struggle against Japanese imperialism and militarism clearly emerges from this collection of documents.
Dimitrov expressed his anxiety on the anti-Soviet attitudes of a part of the cadre of the Communist Party of China.
Dimitrov's correspondence with Mao cannot but be a reflection of the official thinking of the leadership of the Communist International and the CPSU(b) about the developments in China.
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 Georgi Dimitrov - Picture - MSN Encarta
In 1933 Bulgarian Communist leader Georgi Dimitrov successfully defended himself against charges of conspiracy to burn down the German Reichstag.
Dimitrov claimed that the Nazi Party, led by Adolf Hitler, staged the fire as an excuse to suppress opposition.
Dimitrov served as Prime Minister of Bulgaria from 1946 to 1949.
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 Amazon.fr : The Diary of Georgi Dimitrov, 1933-1949: Livres en anglais: Georgi Dimitrov,Bernard Ireland,Ivo Banac   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Amazon.fr : The Diary of Georgi Dimitrov, 1933-1949: Livres en anglais: Georgi Dimitrov,Bernard Ireland,Ivo Banac
Georgi Dimitrov (1882-1949) was a high-ranking Bulgarian and Soviet official, one of the most prominent leaders of the international Communist movement and a trusted member of Stalin’s inner circle.
During the years between 1933 and his death in 1949, Dimitrov kept a diary that described his tumultuous career and revealed much about the inner working of the international Communist organizations, the opinions and actions of the Soviet leadership, and the Soviet Union’s role in shaping the postwar Eastern Europe.
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 Bulgaria history home page
In June 1923 a military fascist coup d'état was carried out and in September the world's first anti-fascist uprising led by the Bulgarian Communist Party under Dimitâr Blagoev and Georgi Dimitrov broke out.
In 1946, following a referendum the monarchy was abolished and on September 15th the Fatherland Front led by Georgi Dimitrov proclaimed the Peoples' Republic.
Dimitrov's successor Valko Chervenkov was nicknamed "Little Stalin".
www.eliznik.org.uk /Bulgaria/history   (1700 words)

 YCLUSA Online - Against Fascism and War by Georgi Dimitrov
While Hitler was eventually able to consolidate his power in Germany, his path toward war was slowed and his ultimate destruction ensured by the theoretical and strategic positions laid out by the Bulgarian Georgi Dimitrov and adopted by the Comintern and the Young Communist International in 1935.
Dimitrov’s concept of the Popular Front was a series of political alliances of all progressive forces with a common agenda of defeating the ultra-right.
During the Popular Front era, Dimitrov encouraged the YCL to assert itself as a dynamic and independent organization capable of mobilizing progressive youth across class lines into an inclusive alliance in the causes of peace and social justice.
www.yclusa.org /article/articleview/1641/1/298   (850 words)

Dimitrov's un-Marxist definition of imperialism and fascism also 'serves as a basis for a whole system of views which run counter to Marxian theory and Marxian practice all along the line'.
On the basis of Dimitrov's false and anti-Marxist-Leninist definitions of fascism and imperialism, the 7th Congress of the Comintern took over the 1922 Congress's conception of the anti-imperialist united front, which was correct for colonial-type countries, and applied it incorrectly to imperialist countries.
Dimitrov died in July 1949, and in December at the trial of Traicho Kostov and others, the Balkan Federation proposals were correctly described as treasonable, but no blame was attached to Dimitrov in connection with the proposals;
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 More info about the poet: Georgi Chernev - references bibliography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
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 Georgi Dimitrov
He has seen his fair deal of bruises, curveballs and firstbase dashes, but not his sport career is the reason to be elected to the Hall of Fame.
Over the years Georgi has been the engine of "Junak", but he also thought for the future.
He prepared us, all the club members, not only for the future baseball and softball difficulties, but as well for the far more important challenges of modern life.
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 Bulgarian History and Culture
The start of the organised revolutionary movement for liberation from Ottoman domination is associated with the work of Georgi Sava Rakovski (1821-1867) - writer and journalist, founder and ideologist of the national-liberal liberation movement.
The political parties outside the Fatherland Front were banned, the economy and the banks were nationalised, the arable land was coercively organised in cooperatives.
The governing of the state went successively into the hands of Georgi Dimitrov, Vassil Kolarov, Vulko Chervenkov, Anton Yougov and Todor Zhivkov.
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 TIME.com: "They Lost Their Heads" -- Jan. 26, 1948 -- Page 1
In Dimitrov's own National Assembly at Sofia, Deputy Kosta Lulchev, spokesman of the isolated little nine-man parliamentary opposition, had dared to criticize the budget as "insincere and unreal." Dimitrov gave them Red blazes: "Miserable chatterers, talking like a foreign gramophone record.
Between champagne toasts and speeches brimming with declarations of love for Soviet Russia, Pauker and Dimitrov signed, in behalf of their countries, a 20-year pact of alliance.
But coming from Georgi Dimitrov, the forecast seemed to indicate what the Kremlin had in mind.
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 AllRefer.com - Georgi Dimitrov (Bulgarian History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
AllRefer.com - Georgi Dimitrov (Bulgarian History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Georgi Dimitrov[geOr´gE dimE´trof] Pronunciation Key, 1882–1949, Bulgarian Communist leader.
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 UCTV--University of California Television
Increasing hope and inevitable disappointment shape the course of three 20th century Bulgarian political upheavals.
The story is told by representatives of two generations, inhabiting the visual space around the Georgi Dimitrov Mausoleum, a monument to Bulgaria's first communist dictator.
The oblique and macabre symbol provokes the viewer to question his or her assumptions about themes commonly taken for granted: freedom and responsibility, democracy, hope and disappointment.
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  Volleyball Player Lyubo Ganev Collected Stamps With Georgi Dimitrov's Image -   Standart / ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The first collection of the famous volleyballer was dedicated to Georgi Dimitrov's portraits.
He boasts, he was awarded more medals for his stamps' collections, as compared with those for his volleyball performances.
Authentic stamps are hardly to be found in Bulgaria, the competent philatelist maintains.
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 Amazon.com: The Diary of Georgi Dimitrov, 1933-1949: Books: Georgi Dimitrov,Ivo Banac   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
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 The Diary of Georgi Dimitrov, 1933-1949 -- Georgi Dimitrov Ivo Banac Jane T. Hedges Timothy D. Sergay Translated by ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The Diary of Georgi Dimitrov, 1933-1949 -- Georgi Dimitrov Ivo Banac Jane T. Hedges Timothy D. Sergay Translated by Irina Faion
"A unique source of valuable information on events of Stalin's time, including his comments and opinions expressed during informal gatherings with his entourage, of which Dimitrov was a member."--Robert C. Tucker
"The Dimitrov diary provides intimate notes and thoughts from the Communist International's best-known personality during its most important period."--Tony Judt
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