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General Danail Nikolaev and officers

General Danail Nikolaev and officers, © National Museum of Military History SofiaenlargeGeneral Danail Nikolaev and officers, © National Museum of Military History Sofia

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Object:General Danail Nikolaev and officers
Description:Outdoor photograph of a large group of men. Four of them are wearing dark plain city clothes, the rest are in military uniforms: dark trousers, white jackets, and white hats with cockades.
Comment:Danail Nikolaev (1852 - 1942) was a Bulgarian opalchenets-pobornik, meaning "volunteer combatant", in the Russo-Ottoman War of 1877 – 1878. He became an officer in the Russian Imperial and in the Bulgarian Armies. He was Minister of War of Bulgaria twice (1886 - 1887 and 1907 - 1911) and the first person to attain the highest rank in the Bulgarian military, General of the Infantry (1909).
Date:Not after 1919
Location:Unknown
Country:Bulgaria
Type:Photograph
Creator:Karastoyanov, Ivan Anastasov or Karastoyanov, Dimitar Anastasov, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 296mm x 408mm
Image: 239mm x 302mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing
550 Individuation and Mobility > 551 Personal Names
640 State
700 Armed Forces
710 Military Technology
720 War
Copyright:Национален Военноисторически Музей
Archive:National Museum of Military History Sofia, Inv. No.: 59
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova
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