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Academic Blaze Ristovski dies aged 87

Academic Blaze Ristovski, regarded as one of the most renowned members of the Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts (MANU), has died aged 87.

Blaze Ristovski (born in the village Garnikovo, Kavadarci, Macedonia on March 21, 1931) is Macedonian linguist, folklorist and historian. Graduated from Faculty of Philology in Skopje. Ph.D. in Philology. He was director of the Institute of Folklore “Marko Cepenkov” in Skopje. Member of the Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts and honorary member of the Writers’ Association of Macedonia.