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  Vasil Levski   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Vasil Levski (Bulgarian: Васил Левски, also transliterated as Vassil Levski), born Vasil Ivanov Kunchev (Васил Иванов Кунчев) was a Bulgarian revolutionary, ideologist, strategist and theoretician of the Bulgarian national revolution and leader of the struggle for liberation from Ottoman rule.
Levski was born in 1837 in Karlovo, a prosperous center of industry at that time.
Levski Peak, and in association with it also Levski Ridge in Tangra Mountains on Livingston Island, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica is named for Vasil Levski, as is the successful soccer team, PFC Levski Sofia.
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 :: Levski Football Com ::   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Born in 1837 as Vasil Ivanov Kunchev in a prosperous Karlovo family, he took the vows of a deacon at the age of twenty one.
Vasil Levski, the Apostle of Freedom, developed a revolutionary theory, which meant a decisive step forward for the Bulgarian liberation movement.
Levski also determined the future form of government in liberated Bulgaria - a democratic republic, standing on the principles of the Human and Citizen Rights Charter of the French Revolution, the only document hitherto known to guarantee the individual freedom of expression, speech and association.
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 Informat.io on Vasil Levski
Levski was born in Karlovo, a prosperous center of craftindustry, in 1837.
In an attempt to save its documentation, Levski set off to a risky journey but unfortunately was captured, brought to trial, convicted and hanged by the Ottoman authorities in Sofia on 18 February 1873.
Levski Peak, and in association with it also Levski Ridge in Tangra Mountains on Livingston Island, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica is named for Vasil Levski.
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 Vasil Levski   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Vasil Levski, born as Vasil Ivanov Kunchev (July 6, 1837 (O.S. July 18, 1837 (N.S.)) – February 6, 1873 (O.S.) (February 18 1873 (N.S.)) was a Bulgarian revolutionary, ideologist, strategist and theoretician of the Bulgarian national revolution, leader of the struggle for liberation from Ottoman rule.
In 1862 Levski went to Serbia to enlist as a volunteer in the Bulgarian Legion raised by another Bulgarian revolutionary, Georgi Rakovski.
In an attempt to save its documentation, Levski was captured by the Ottoman authorities and hanged in Sofia in February 1873.
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 Levski's biography
Vassil Ivanov Kunchev, Levski, whom the present-day Bulgarians consider their greatest national hero of all times and epochs, was born in Karlovo, a prosperous center of craft-industry in 1837.
Levski viewed the national liberation revolution as a concomitant armed upheaval of the whole Bulgarian population in the Ottoman empire.
Levski was sent to the gallows in Sofia in February 1873.
levski.magde.info /bio.htm   (598 words)

  
 Blue Avalanche Ultras Levski
Levski Sofia is the most popular club in Bulgaria, it is called the club of the people.
Levski Sofia was established on May 24th, 1914 in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Levski supporters are the the most loyal, temperament and devoted fans in Bulgaria.
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Levski was certainly a great Bulgarian patriot: he fought and died for the freedom of his people.
Levski was also a brilliant revolutionary strategist, who aimed at the complete independence of Bulgaria.
However, most important, Levski was a bearer of the best humanist ideals, a real internationalist, a true citizen of the world, in the best sense of the word.
www.b-info.com /places/Bulgaria/news/96-07/jul23.bta   (2914 words)

  
 HISTORY
Levski is the most popular football team in Bulgaria.
The audience of the home matches of the team always is the biggest in Bulgaria and the blue fans are known as the most temperament and devoted fans in Bulgaria.
Levski has been champion of Bulgaria 23 times and in the tournament for the National Cup of Bulgaria Levski is the absolute record-holder with its 25 cups.
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 BGGLOBE - Bulgaria travel guide, аccomodation in Bulgaria, tourism, landmarks, holidays, vacations, sea, mountain, ...
One of the sightseeing in the town of Gotse Delchev is the monument of Vasil Levski – one of the most remarkable persons in the history of Bulgaria.
Vassil Ivanov Kunchev - Levski, whom the present-day Bulgarians consider their greatest national hero of all times and epochs, was born in Karlovo, a prosperous center of craft-industry in 1837.
Vasil had got the nickname Levski during his service in the First Bulgarian legion organized by Rakovski in 1862 in Belgrad.
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 Vasil Levski - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Between 1862-1868 he participated in all Bulgarian armed assaults against the Ottoman Empire.
The theory saw the national liberation revolution as an armed rising of all Bulgarians in the Ottoman Empire.
In 1869 Levski set about setting up local committees.
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 FOCUS Information Agency
The entries of Vasil Levski National Stadium are already opened, but there are not many fans yet, a journalist of FOCUS News Agency reports.
The situation around Vasil Levski stadium in Sofia is calm, a journalist of FOCUS News Agency informs.
The teams of Levski Sofia and Barcelona are expected to arrive at the stadium at about 7.30 pm.
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 Lovech History Museum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Museum "Vasil Levski" is one of the most frequently visited places, as it contains the name and the deeds of the apostle of Bulgarian freedom, who had chosen Lovech as the revolutionary capital of Bulgaria.
The backbone of the exposition is the richest collection of personal belongings of Vasil Levski, it includes: his saber, his dagger, small stamps, fake stamps, receipts, as well as an original portrait of him from 1870.
This exhibition also includes the belongings of companions and followers of Vasil Levski, who participated in the Apriliski rebellion and the national war of liberation.
lovechmuseum.hit.bg /expo_en.html   (122 words)

  
 Vassil Levski - Bulgarian national hero   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Half documentary, half fictional, the book tells about Levski's life -- full with exhaustive work organizing revolutionary commitees, danger, and loneliness.
Levski, however, was happy with his total devotion.
It is a known fact that often his joyful songs and beautiful voice echoed in the forests of the Bulgarian mountains while he walked long distances from village to village.
levski.magde.info   (171 words)

  
 Bulgariens vin historie
The town is in economic, cultural and educational upsurge, the population is public-spirited, freedom-loving, taking active participation in the struggle for national and religious independence.
Vasil Levski - a Bulgarian revolutionary, national hero, ideologist, strategist and theoretician of the Bulgarian national revolution, leader of the struggle for liberation.
Brought to the gallows on 18 February 1873 in the outskirts of Sofia.
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 Champions League: Drogba scores hat trick, Chelsea beats Levski Sofia 3-1 - iht,sports,football,soccer,Levski Sofia ...
The home team, inspired by a crowd of 45,000 fans at Sofia's Vasil Levski Stadium, launched several strong attacks at the beginning of the match.
Levski's best chance in the first half came in the 9th minute when Hristo Yovov's header was cleared by Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech.
Levski tried to come back at the end of the second half when Hristo Yovov and Georgi Ivanov had several good opportunities.
www.iht.com /articles/ap/2006/09/27/sports/EU_SPT_SOC_Levski_Sofia_Chelsea.php   (464 words)

  
 PFC LEVSKI - Sofia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The European Head office defined referees from Russia to lead the match from the group phase of the Champions League versus LEVSKI and Barcelona on 22nd November 2006 at Vasil Levski National Stadium.
Being a guest team,the team of LEVSKI lost its match vs. Werder in group A of the Champions League with a score of 0:2.
The head coach of LEVSKI, Stanimir Stoilov, confessed during the official press conference a day before the match vs. Werder that the team must remain truthful to the style and tactics which it pledge in the last two years no matter the rang of the opponent.
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 ESPNsoccernet - UEFA Champions League - Werder make Levski Sofia pay price for inexperience   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Mihaylov suffered the wrath of Levski supporters, who started booing him every time he touched the ball, and it was no surprise when he was substituted at halftime.
Levski made a bright enough start at Vasil Levski stadium with Nigerian midfielder Richard Eromoigbe and Croatian-born defender Igor Tomasic coming close to scoring midway through the first half.
Levski are bottom of Group A with no points from their four matches.
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 RTA STARA PLANINA
In the end of 1869 Vasil Levski establishes the local revolutionary committee and selects Lovech for the center of Bulgarian revolution.
In two of them - Vasil Levski and the Tabak Caves bones and articles were found dating back to the Paleolithic and the Bronze era.
Seventeen kilometers away from Lovech is the Kukrina small inn where the Apostle of the Bulgarian liberty Vasil Levski was captured on 26.12.1872.
www.staraplanina.org /engl/lovech.php   (758 words)

  
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SOFIA, Sept 26 (Reuters) - Levski Sofia have their sights on a major upset when they host big-spending Chelsea at the Vasil Levski national stadium in the Champions League on Wednesday.
The odds of that happening in Levski's long-awaited home debut in the Champions League proper are slim looking at their performance in their Group A opener.
Levski did not make a start to remember with a 5-0 rout at the hands of European champions Barcelona at the Nou Camp two weeks ago.
today.reuters.co.uk /news/articlenews.aspx?type=worldFootballNews&storyid=2006-09-26T015728Z_01_L24757235_RTRIDST_0_SPORT-SOCCER-CHAMPIONS-LEVSKI-PREVIEW.XML&src=rss   (208 words)

  
 Goal.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
It was Levski Sofia that they out-classed to pick up their only win of the competition so far, and the 5-0 hammering of the Bulgarians is sure to fill them with confidence.
While that might be nothing more than a statistic, the fact remains that this is the game of their lives, and the Bulgarians are treating it as a chance to make a point after four consecutive losses in the competition.
Levski will look apon this as a final chance to win some respect, but it is diffuclt to see them turn around the run of four consecutive defeats.
www.goal.com /en-US/Articolo.aspx?ContenutoId=173731   (796 words)

  
 CFC-Fans.co.uk - Home of the Champions!
Levski Sofia are making their debut in the Champions League.
Levski have scored at least one goal in each of their last 12 home matches in European Cups, and have kept clean sheets in their last two.
Levski Sofia won their League game at Rodopa (0-3) on Friday.
www.cfc-fans.co.uk /forum/index.php?showtopic=916&view=old   (524 words)

  
 uefa.com - UEFA Champions League - Fixtures & Results   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Levski's home ground enjoyed a period when it regularly sounded the death knell for the aspirations of the European Champion Clubs' Cup holders.
At Camp Nou, Levski had held out for two minutes more before falling behind, and it would have been easy for their heads to drop but having seen Ronaldinho loop a free-kick too high, they gathered their spirit and resources and proceeded to push Barça back.
Levski, meanwhile, are guaranteed to end their first group-stage campaign in fourth position ahead of their concluding tie at Chelsea.
www.uefa.com /competitions/UCL/FixturesResults/Round=2357/match=1116379/Report=RP.html   (573 words)

  
 Levski hope passion can unsettle Chelsea
Levski Sofia have their sights on a major upset when they host big-spending Chelsea at the Vasil Levski national stadium in the Champions League on Wednesday.
Levski's Brazilian-born left back Lucio Vagner will return to their starting line-up after missing the defeat at Barcelona due to suspension.
Levski Sofia: 1-Georgi Petkov; 20-Stanislav Angelov, 4-Igor Tomasic, 11-Elin Topuzakov, 25-Lucio Vagner; 6-Richard Eromoigbe, 7-Daniel Borimirov, 27-Cedric Bardon, 21-Dimitar Telkiyski; 10-Hristo Yovov, 9-Georgi Ivanov.
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Levski, missing injured first-choice strikers Valeri Domovchiiski and Emil Angelov and with Georgi Ivanov only making the bench, started positively and made the most of the width of the pitch in the early stages.
Levski, the 24-times Bulgarian champions, claimed their first-ever Champions League goal a minute from time when 18-year-old Maryan Ognyanov, who came on as a second-half substitute, drilled in a crisp low shot.
The result leaves Levski bottom of the group but only a point adrift of Werder with hope still alive to capture the third place in the group ahead of the two meetings with the German side.
today.reuters.co.uk /news/articlenews.aspx?type=sportsNews&storyid=2006-09-28T000154Z_01_L27255944_RTRUKOC_0_UK-SOCCER-CHAMPIONS-LEVSKI.xml&src=rss   (372 words)

  
 Sofia - City Profile
The gold-domed cathedral was completed in 1912 in honour of the 200,000 Russian casualties of the 1877-78 War of Liberation from Ottoman rule and is the finest piece of architecture in the Balkans.
The monument marks the spot where the 'Apostle of Freedom' Vasil Levski was hanged by the Turks in 1873.
Vasil Levski was the principal architect of the campaign to free Bulgaria from the oppression of the Ottoman Empire.
www.geocities.com /Athens/Academy/7521/BADL/Conference/sofia.html   (978 words)

  
 bulgarian-football.com
Symbolic host of the final is the winner from the first drawn tie in the 1/2 finals.
Extra time (2 halves of 15 minutes each) is played in case of a draw, and penalty kicks taken in case the score is level at the end of the extra time.
Winners are decided over 2 legs, in case of equal aggregate score, the team with most goals scored as guests progresses through, in case of another draw extra time (two halves of 15 minutes each) is played, and in case of a draw at the end of the extra time, penalty kicks are taken.
www.bulgarian-football.com /cup.html   (652 words)

  
 uefa.com - Football Europe - News & Features - News Specific   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
PFC Levski Sofia won the Bulgarian Cup for the 24th time with a 2-1 defeat of PFC Litex Lovech.
Defending the trophy they regained last season, Levski were on top from the start at the Vasil Levski national stadium in Sofia.
After the game, Levski head coach Georgi Todorov, whose side were beaten to the league title by PFC CSKA Sofia at the weekend, said: "We are finishing the season with our heads held high, even though we failed to win the championship.
www.uefa.com /footballeurope/news/Kind=16/newsId=71152.html   (253 words)

  
 From the very beginning students knew that their assessment will be based on several element - Interim test, Class ...
In what directions the study of popular memory about Vasil Levski or the study of his life could be made more profound as a result of the knowledge accumulated during the course.
Many students really managed to put the notion about Vasil Levski’s masculinity within the context of the knowledge they had accumulated about European XIX century and post-Ottoman decades in Bulgaria in the late nineteenth century.
It was a good sign that some students managed to reveal Vasil Levski’s case not only in the Bulgarian context but also to put it in the broader European perspective.
www.ceu.hu /crc/cdc/cpfp/detchev/fASSESMENT_STUD.html   (3138 words)

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