Yordan Kovachev  (1895 - 1966)

Yordan Kovachev (1895 - 1966)

1/1/2012 12:00:00 AM

He was born in the town of Peshtera on October 18, 1895. He followed the footsteps of his lawyer father and after graduating high school in Plovdiv, he studied Law school. He settled in Plovdiv.

Poet, writer, vegetarian and supporter of healthy life and mind, community figure, Esperanto supporter, founder of the Human Rights Support League, man of law and honor, he was famous for his ardent support for people unjustly accused. He was later exiled to the communist concentration camp of Belene.