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Doctoral Memorial


The monument you mentioned, built between 1883 and 1884, stands as a tribute to the fallen medical officers who lost their lives during the Russian-Turkish War, particularly in significant battles like Shipka, Pleven, Mechka, and Plovdiv. Its construction was led by architect Antony Osipovich Tomishko, a Russian architect of Czech origin, in collaboration with the Italian architect Luigi Farabosco. The inscription on the monument reads: “Medical tribute to those killed in the Turkish War 1877-1878.” This monument commemorates the sacrifice and dedication of the medical personnel who bravely served during that conflict.

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