|Born||April 15, 1861|
|Died||July 15, 1933(aged 72)|
|Place of birth||Ohrid, Ottoman Empire|
|Place of death||Sofia, Bulgaria|
|Years of service||1883 - 1916|
Forth Preslav Infantry Division|
1st Bulgarian Army
Kliment Boyadzhiev (Bulgarian language: Климент Бояджиев
Born in Ohrid, he studied in an elementary school there. After the liberation of Bulgaria in 1878 he emigrated to Sofia. In 1883 he graduated the Military School in Sofia and in 1895 graduated the Military Academy in Torino, Italy with excellent marks.
During the successful Serbo-Bulgarian War in 1885 he was an aide-de-camp in the Western Corps quarters. He distinguished himself in the battle of Lule Burgas during the First Balkan War as a commander of the Fourth Preslav Infantry Division. Between 22 August 1913 and 1 September 1913 Kliment Boyadzhiev was the Minister of War.
During the First World War he commanded the 1st Army which achieved major successes against the Serbs in the battle of Morava and the battle of Kosovo. Boyadzhiev remained in that position until 25 September 1916 when he went to the reserve. The general was awarded four Bulgarian medals for courage and bravery as well as one Russian. After the war between 1918 and 1923 he emigrated to Germany.
He was also an author of a relief map of Bulgaria in 1902.
Kliment Boyadzhiev died in Sofia in 1933.
- Order of Bravery
- Order of St Alexander,
- Order of Military Merit
- Order of Stara Planina, 1st grade with swords - awarded posthumously on 20 December 2012
- Ottoman Liyakat Medal
- Указ № 436 от 20 декември 2012 г. за награждаване посмъртно с орден „Стара планина“ първа степен с мечове на генерал-лейтенант Климент Евтимов Бояджиев (Държавен вестник, брой 2, 8.1.2013, стр. 3)
- Ташев, Ташо (1999). „Министрите на България 1879-1999“. София: АИ „Проф. Марин Дринов“ / Изд. на МО.
|Minister of War
|Chief of the General Staff
|Bulgaria in World War I|
|Prelude||South-western front: Serbian Campaign, Macedonian front||Romanian front • Outcome • Others||Important persons|
Kingdom of Bulgaria
Kingdom of Serbia:
Radomir Putnik • Živojin Mišić • Stepa Stepanović • Petar Bojović;
Kingdom of Bulgaria
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