Anastas Ishirkov

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Anastas Ishirkov
Anastas Ishirkov.jpg
Born (1868-04-05)5 April 1868
Lovech, Ottoman Empire
(now Bulgaria)
Died 6 April 1937(1937-04-06) (aged 69)
Sofia, Bulgaria
Resting place
Sofia
Ethnicity Bulgarian
Occupation Scientist

Academic professor Anastas Todorov Ishirkov (Bulgarian: Анастас Тодоров Иширков; 5 April 1868 – 6 April 1937) was Bulgarian scientist, geographer and ethnographer. He was the founder of geographical science in Bulgaria and was a member of Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.

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Ishirkov Crag on Oscar II Coast in Graham Land, Antarctica is named after Anastas Ishirkov.