Rebeca Gershon-Levi and Miuntzer Blagoev Zahariev in China

Rebeca Gershon-Levi and Miuntzer Blagoev Zahariev in China
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  • Photo taken in:
    Beijing
    Country name at time of photo:
    China
    Country name today:
    China
This is a photograph from my stay in China. You can see myself and my first husband, Miuntzer Blagoev Zahariev in Beijing. We had a car then and we often went to different receptions. The picture was taken in the 1960s. My first husband was fired from the Police Department in 1951. He didn't start to work again until 1954. I provided for him for four years. In 1954 the minister of finance, Kiril Lazarov, who was Miuntzer's godfather, became a press attaché in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He recommended Miuntzer for a mandate in China and so we went there. We lived in China for four years. Miuntzer worked as a second secretary of the Bulgarian embassy in China. Our life there was very pleasant though my husband was in conflict with the Bulgarian ambassador.

Interview details

Interviewee: Rebeca Gershon-Levi
Interviewer:
Dimitar Bozhilov
Month of interview:
January
Year of interview:
2002
Sofia, Bulgaria

KEY PERSON

Rebeca Gershon-Levi
Year of birth:
1923
City of birth:
Plovdiv
Country name at time of birth:
Bulgaria
Occupation
after WW II:
Lawyer
Family names
  • Previous family name: 
    Gershon
    Year of changing: 
    1949
    Reason for changing: 
    Marriage
  • Previous family name: 
    Gershon-Zaharieva
    Year of changing: 
    1965
    Reason for changing: 
    Divorce
  • Previous family name: 
    Gershon
    Year of changing: 
    1974
    Reason for changing: 
    Remarriage

Other Person

Miuntzer Zahariev
Year of birth:
1914
City of birth:
Sofia
Country name at time of birth:
Bulgaria
Year of death:
2001
City of death:
Sofia
Country of death:
Bulgaria
Died:
after WW II
Occupation
before WW II:
University student
after WW II:
Lawyer

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