Anastassia Tosheva (1837-1919)

Born in Stara Zagora, she studied at the Kalofer Female Monastery and the Pedagogical High School in Odessa (1857). She founded the first elementary female school in Pleven (1857). Taught in Pleven, Gabrovo, and Stara Zagora, where became a principal of the Female Municipal High Continue Reading

Gayane Hovhannisyan- Matakyan (1852-1900)

Gayane was born in Tbilisi in 1852. At age of 18 she engaged in translation acivities, translating both from French and from Russian. She has worked as a surveyor at the Mariamian Girl’s School. Gayane studied pedagogy in Switzerland. Returning to the Caucasus, she dedicates Continue Reading