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Zhivkov

[zhif-kawf]
noun
  1. To·dor [taw-dawr] /ˈtɔ dɔr/, 1911–98, Bulgarian political leader: prime minister 1962–71, president 1971–89.
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Historical Examples of zhivkov

  • The hallmark of Zhivkov's leadership has been his intense loyalty to the leaders of the Soviet Union.

    Area Handbook for Bulgaria

    Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole

  • At the same time, this move increased Zhivkov's control over the party.

    Area Handbook for Bulgaria

    Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole

  • Unlike Chervenkov, however, Zhivkov based his government on the principle of collective leadership.

    Area Handbook for Bulgaria

    Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole

  • Zhivkov's rule, like that of his predecessor, emulated the Soviet model.

    Area Handbook for Bulgaria

    Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole

  • Internal problems continued to plague the Zhivkov government.

    Area Handbook for Bulgaria

    Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole


British Dictionary definitions for zhivkov

Zhivkov

noun
  1. Todor (ˈtɔdor). 1911–98, Bulgarian statesman and party leader; prime minister (1962–71); president (1971–89)
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