Monument to the Fatherland Front

Location: Buzludzha, Bulgaria

Completed: 1988

Architects: Stoyu Todorov (sculptor) and Georgi Stoilov (lead architect)

Alternative name: ‘The Three Revolutionary Generations’

Genre: Socialist monument, former Eastern Bloc

OF/ОФ is an abbreviation for the Otechestven Front, which translates as the Fatherland Front, the Bulgarian partisan/resistance movement during World War II. The lion features in the country’s coat of arms and is a symbol of Bulgarian statehood. More information about the Monument to the Fatherland Front.

Monument to the Fatherland Front on Buzludzha, Bulgaria | Socialist monument | former Eastern Bloc

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