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Studio portrait of Dimitar Mollov

Studio portrait of Dimitar Mollov, © Scientific Archive of the Bulgarian Academy of SciencesenlargeStudio portrait of Dimitar Mollov, © Scientific Archive of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences


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Object:Studio portrait of Dimitar Mollov
Description:Head and shoulder shot of a man in urban clothes.
Comment:Dimitar Mollov (1846 - 1914) was a medical doctor and surgeon. He was very active in establishing the modern health system in Bulgaria. He was president of the Medical Council (1879 - 1882) and took initiative in establishing the Alexander's Hospital in Sofia. He was a founder of the Bulgarian Red Cross (1883) and deputy chief medical officer of the Bulgarian Army (1884 - 1887). He also was the founder (1901) and first president of the Bulgarian Medical Association. Mollov became a political figure, deputy, and Minister of Education (1883 - 1884). As of 1881 he was a correspondent member of the Bulgarian Literary Society (renamed "Bulgarian Academy of Sciences" in 1911) and became a full member in 1884.
Date:Not before 1892
Creator:Karastoyanov, Ivan Anastasov, (Court photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 163mm x 107mm
Image: 145mm x 103mm
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:150 Behavior Processes and Personality > 156 Social Personality
290 Clothing
550 Individuation and Mobility > 551 Personal Names
640 State
660 Political Behavior
650 Government Activities > 658 Public Education
870 Education
740 Health and Welfare
750 Sickness
810 Science and Humanities
Copyright:Научен архив на Българската академия на науките
Archive:Scientific Archive of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Inv. No.: Ф. 5К, оп. 1, а.е. 59
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova