Dimo Hadzhidimov

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Dimo Hadzhidimov (Bulgarian: Димо Хаджидимов, 19 February 1875 – 13 September 1924) was a 20th-century Bulgarian teacher, revolutionary and politician from Ottoman Macedonia.[1][2] He was among the leaders of the left wing of Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization (IMRO), which according to himself, was Bulgarian creation.[3][4] Though, he is considered a Macedonian in the Republic of North Macedonia.

Dimo Hadzhidimov
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Born(1875-02-19)19 February 1875
Died13 September 1924(1924-09-13) (aged 49)
Cause of deathAssassination
OrganizationInternal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization
Political partyPeople's Federative Party (Bulgarian Section)
Bulgarian Communist Party


Hadzhidimov was born on 19 February 1875 in Gorno Brodi, Ottoman Empire, now located in Serres regional unit, Greece . He studied pedagogy in Kyustendil and then in Sofia, Bulgaria. At that time he was a member of the Bulgarian Workers' Social Democratic Party. After that he worked as a teacher in the Bulgarian schools in Dupnitsa and later in Samokov. He also participated in Ilinden-Preobrazhenie Uprising. After the Young Turks revolution he returned to Macedonia and was one of the founders of the People's Federative Party (Bulgarian Section). After 1909 he went back to Sofia, where Hadzhidimov joined the Bulgarian Social Democratic Workers' Party (Narrow Socialists). During the Balkan Wars Hadzhidimov was a Bulgarian soldier. After the First World War he was elected as a member of Bulgarian Parliament from the Bulgarian Communist Party. He was assassinated by right-wing IMRO activist Vlado Chernozemski in Sofia in 1924. His surname was given to Zhostovo village (now a town since 1996) in Blagoevgrad Province in 1951; It was renamed as Hadzhidimovo.


  1. ^ Димо Хаджидимов. Живот и дело. Боян Кастелов (Изд. на Отечествения Фронт, София, 1985)стр. 209 - 210
  2. ^ Лист на македонската емиграция. С., № 1, април 1919.
  3. ^ Hadjidimov, Dimo. "Назад към автономията [Back to the Autonomy]". Sofia. Retrieved 2017-02-15 – via Promacedonia.org.
  4. ^ Marinov, Tchavdar (June 13, 2013). "Famous Macedonia, the Land of Alexander". In Daskalov, Roumen; et al. (eds.). National Ideologies and Language Policies. Entangled Histories of the Balkans. 1. Leiden, Netherlands: Brill. p. 305. ISBN 9789004250765.