Title: The Functioning of the Mufti Institution in Bulgaria at the Beginning of the 20th Century : a Case Study


Popek, Krzysztof (1990- )

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Studia z Dziejów Rosji i Europy Środkowo-Wschodniej, Vol. 53 (2018), Special Issue


Institute of History of the Polish Academy of Sciences


Institute of History of the Polish Academy of Sciences

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Continues: Studia z Dziejów ZSRR i Europy Środkowej ; p. 217-232


The author analyses the functioning of the muftis in Bulgaria, one of the most important institution of the Muslim religious-administrative autonomy in that Balkan country during the Third State period (1878–1944). The presented three cases of Afiz M. Mustafow, Afiz Suleymanov, and Sali Effendi illustrated series of phenomenon linked to the functioning of mufti and Muslim autonomous institutions in Bulgaria in the turn of the 19th and 20th century. The case studies are based on the materials from the Central State Archive of Bulgaria in Sofia.


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