Pasko Kuzman

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Pasko Kuzman
Паско Кузман
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Pasko Kuzman with Macedonian president Gjorge Ivanov
Director of Cultural Heritage Protection Office
President Gjorge Ivanov
Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski
Personal details
Born (1947-10-15) October 15, 1947 (age 67)
Vapila, Ohrid Municipality, Socialist Republic of Macedonia
Nationality Republic of Macedonia
Profession Archaeologist
Religion Macedonian Orthodox

Pasko Kuzman (Macedonian: Паско Кузман) is a Macedonian archaeologist. He has been working on the whole territory of the Republic of Macedonia, but especially in the Skopje area and Lake Ohrid, one of the deepest lakes in Europe. There, he has been excavating 3,000-year-old submerged sites of Lychnidos, and some remains in the area of the Samuil's Fortress, which were built probably at the time of Philip II.

Kuzman is considered in the Republic of Macedonia to be the most deserved man for the archaeologist findings in the country in the recent years.[1]

Private life[edit]

Pasko Kuzman is married and has four daughters, most recently he became a grandfather.[1] In 2013 he was arrested on antiquities smuggling charges.[2]


  1. ^ a b Vecer По 4 ќерки-Внук - Паско Кузман стана дедо. 29-12-2009
  2. ^ "Macedonia Puts Top Archaeologist Under House Arrest". Balkan insight. Retrieved 18 July 2013.