Radoy Ralin

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Radoy Ralin
Радой Ралин
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Born(1922-04-23)April 23, 1922
Sliven, Bulgaria
DiedJuly 21, 2004(2004-07-21) (aged 82)
Sofia, Bulgaria
OccupationWriter satirist

Radoy Ralin (Bulgarian: Радой Ралин) (April 23, 1922 – July 22, 2004), born Dimitar Stoyanov (Bulgarian: Димитър Стоянов), was a Bulgarian dissident, poet, and satirist.[1]

After the downfall of the communist regime, he was urged to run for Parliament, but adamantly refused.

His works have been translated into 37 languages.

Honours[edit]

Radoy Ralin Peak on Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica is named after Radoy Ralin.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Detrez, Raymond (2006). "RALIN, RADOY (1923-2004)". Historical Dictionary of Bulgaria (2nd ed.). Lanham, Maryland; Toronto; Oxford: The Scarecrow Press, Inc. p. 366.

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