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List of notable or famous scientists from Bulgaria, with bios and photos, including the top scientists born in Bulgaria and even some popular scientists who immigrated to Bulgaria. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Bulgarian scientists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These scientists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known scientist from Bulgaria is included when available.

List contains people like Marin Drinov and Ivan Bogorov.

This historic scientists from Bulgaria list can help answer the questions "Who are some Bulgarian scientists of note?" and "Who are the most famous scientists from Bulgaria?" These prominent scientists of Bulgaria may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Bulgarian scientists.

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Albert Aftalion is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Scientists from Bulgaria
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Albert Abram Aftalion was a French Jewish economist. He taught at the Paris University. He co-founded the academic journal Revue économique in 1950 and presided over its board of directors. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 82 (1874-1956)

Birthplace: Ruse, Bulgaria, Severen tsentralen, Bulgaria

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Angel Penchev

Angel Penchev is a Bulgarian neurologist who worked in the Sofia Faculty of Medicine. He fled Bulgaria after the Soviet Union invaded in 1944. ...more on Wikipedia


Asen Zlatarov

Asen Zlatarov was a famous Bulgarian chemist. He studied chemistry in Geneva, specialized in Munich, Doctor of Grenoble University, Professor at Sofia University. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 51 (1885-1936)


Boicho Kokinov

Boicho Kokinov was an Associate Professor in Cognitive Science and Computer Science at the New Bulgarian University and the Director of the Central and East European Center for Cognitive Science. He was the main organizer of the series of the Annual Summer Schools in Cognitive Science from 1994 until his death. ...more on Wikipedia