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The Thracians were one of the first peoples to settle in Bulgaria.

The Romans arrived in the first century.

Four centuries later, Bulgaria became part of the Byzantine empire.

From the fourteenth century onward, the country was part of the Ottoman empire.

That lasted until the end of the nineteenth century, when the country was liberated by Russia.

At this point for some reason, the Bulgarians thought they ought to have a monarchy.

That whole monarchy thing only lasted until the end of the second world war. Then they gave communism a whirl.

Finally they got with the democracy programme.

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Previously on this day

10 years ago I wrote Science hack date, science hack place

We have a place and a date for Science Hack Day.

14 years ago I wrote Bite Size Vitamin

Help yourself to a rich serving of web dev resources.

17 years ago I wrote e-Book Review

I was bemused to see that an e-book version of Down And Out In the Magic Kingdom for Microsoft Reader is available for purchase at Amazon.

18 years ago I wrote Abston Church of Christ

Amy Hughes has constructed a 75,000 piece LEGO church.