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Expressions of foreign celebrities in favor of Macedonian ethnogenesis.

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1881_Valentine Chirol – ‘Twixt Greek and Turk’, Pgs. 37-38

Northwards into Macedonia pure Greeks are no longer to be found. All the communities which are included under that designation are Wallachs; or Romounoi, as they call themselves – Greco-Wallachs, as they are called by the Hellenes.

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1899_Leon Lamouche – ‘The Balkan Peninsula’, Pg. 21

In Macedonia, the nationality of the Slavs, who form the great majority of the population, has been, especially since 1878, the object of passionate discussions between the Serbs and the Bulgarians who claim each for his race, the totality of…

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K.D. Spissarevsky – ‘Macedonia and the Macedonian Question’, Pg. 10

Macedonia is one of the European provinces of the Turkish Empire. It is bounded on the south by Epirus, Thessaly and the Mediterranean; to the east by Thrace and the Mediterranean; to the north, by Mount Haemus, Bulgaria and Serbia;…

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1837_George Cochrane – ‘Wanderings in Greece’, Pg. 198

The English party, whose interest it is that Greece should become a great and powerful state, with a free constitution, and in which capacity she might be employed as a most powerful weapon against Russian aggrandizement. Should Greece become a…

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1607_”The Turkes Secretoire, Containing his Sundrie Letters”, (undated letter)

The Macedonians to the Turke What just and equal peace can there be betwixt thee and the Macedonians: we desire and endeavor to defend our country, and our laws; thou not content with thine own, thirstest after other kingdoms by…

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1904_Herbert Vivian – ‘The Servian Tragedy’, Pg. 278

If crime were ever justifiable, ample excuse could be found for Servian committees, Servian bands of brigands and the terrorism of all Macedonian Slavs who refused to confess themselves Servian

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1878_Edson Lyman Clark – ‘The Races of European Turkey’

Pg. 20 • Macedonia, Greece, the south of Italy, Sicily, and north-western Africa, were nearly all that remained to Heraclius of the once vast dominions of Rome. • Pg. 170 • The same thing was true of the hereditary Pashas…

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1903.02_E.J. Dillon

And, what was still worse, a strong party was formed eleven years ago in the three Provinces of Ueskub (Kossovo), Salonica and Monastir, whose members, turning away from the Serbs and Bulgarians by whom they had been abandoned to their…

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1908.10.31_The Scranton Republican, Pg. 12

He will appear in his nobleman’s costume, will sing in Macedonian and Bulgarian languages, and will also exhibit some Macedonian and Bulgarian curiosities after his address.

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1929.04_Balkan Communist Federation

It is quite clear that the Macedonian Fascists who keep the Macedonian population of Bulgarian Macedonia under the most cruel of regimes, who have bestially murdered the best Macedonian revolutionaries, who are a tool of the Bulgarian bourgeoisie for the…

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1895_The Literary Digest, Vol. 11, Pg. 594

On the other hand, the Macedonians do not think that the rule of the Bulgarian policemen will be much better than that of the Turkish zaptieh, and they will not fight together unless their independence is guaranteed.

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1823_Charles Green – ‘Austria: Containing a Description of the Manners, Customes, Character and Costumes of the People of that Empire’, Pg. 25

The same causes which have transferred Armenians into Austria have also brought thither Greeks, Macedonians and Albanians. The people of these different nations indeed are not numerous.

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1903_Hrvatska misao, Volume 3

• Pg. 517 • I have talked a lot with Macedonians in Serbia, in Bulgaria and in the Diaspora, where there is the largest number. Many times I asked them what they are, Serb or Bulgar, where I got a…

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1871_Petar Dragasevic

Macedonians are the oldest Slavs on this Illyrian peninsula, and possibly in Europe. • 1871 • Today, the Macedonians occupy almost the whole coast of the White Sea; in the east they mix with the Bulgarians from Thrace, to the…

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1906_Proceedings of the Second Annual Convention of the Industrial Workers of the World

Whereas, there are wage slaves of Macedonian descent in goodly numbers throughout Canada…Resolved: That the organization of the IWW takes steps as soon as possible to provide literature in the Macedonian language.