Georgi Benkovski

Benkovski's monument in Koprivshtitsa
Benkovski's monument in Koprivshtitsa

Georgi Benkovski (1844-76), Bulgarian revolutionary leader. He continued Levski's work of establishing Bulgarian revolutionary committees, and organised the country in four "revolutionary districts"; Tarnovo, Vratska, Sliven and Plovdiv.

Benkovski is considered as the leader of the April Uprising in 1876. He died in battle with the Turks in Plovdiv.






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