NIKOLA VLADIKIN BETWEEN MARGINALITY AND OBLIVION
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The article presents the life, the public activity and the works of Nikola Vladikin, a not well-known figure of the Bulgarian National Revival. A Bulgarian journalist, a writer and a historian, he was a witness to the April Uprising and the creation of the new Bulgarian state. Biographical facts about his life, publishing and writing career are included in the article. It also traces his part as the defendant in the first civil trial for overdue books in Bulgaria. Vladikin’s historical books are of special interest, with the main focus being on his book “History of the Belovo Rebellion of 1876” in which he describes what he has seen and experienced. The article discusses an unpublished study about Vladikin’s works on the unstudied topic of atheism. Also included is an analysis of a poem dedicated to his father, Mihail Radulov, which was published by Vladikin in the translation of the book The Anarchic Process of the Russian Nihilist Prince Peter Krepotkin and Sons.