Monument to the Bulgarian Communist Party

Location: Krân, Bulgaria

Completed: 1973

Sculptor: Not known

Genre: Socialist monument, former Eastern Bloc

The inscription on the monument reads “Here was the club-building of the local BKP (Bulgarian Communist Party) in which in the evening of 19-20 September was created the headquarters of the rebellions in the village of Krân.” The monument marks the 50th anniversary of the 1923 September Uprising, a failed military rebellion in which the Bulgarian Communist Party attempted to oust Bulgaria’s existing government and seize control for themselves. More information about Bulgaria’s communist-era monuments and memorials.

Monument to the Bulgarian Communist Party in Krân, Bulgaria | Socialist monument | former Eastern Bloc

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