Georgi Zhelezarov

25.01.1897 – Born in the village of Marchevo, Nevrokopsko

1903–1910 – Received primary education in the village of Marchevo and the town of Nevrokop

1910–1912 – He graduated from the Men's Pedagogical School in the town of Ser (now Serres)

1913–1914 – Primary teacher in the village of Libyahovo, Nevrokop district

1914–1916 – Followed as a part-time student at the Art-Industrial School in Sofia – Graphics and Decorative Art under the Czech artist Josef Pieter

1916–1918 – Military service in Gorna Jumaya, Kyustendil and NCO School in Edirne. From August 1916 until the end of the First World War, he fought on the Strumica Front in the area of ​​Enikoi Demir Hisar and Karadzhikoi

1918–1918 – Finished the Art-Industrial School (now Art Academy)

1919–1921 – Engraver at the Geographical Institute, Sofia

1920 – Co-founder of the Society "Independent Artists"

1921–1924 – Freelance painter and graphic artist in Sofia

1924 – First solo exhibition in Nevrokop (now Gotse Delchev)

1924 – Residence in Constantinople. Attempted departure to Egypt

1924–1926 – Draftsman at the State Printing Office
Sept. 1926 - Residence in Algeria as a painter-lithographer

1926–1928 – Draftsman-lithographer at the Typographic Studio in Algiers, a branch of the Parisian society "Société Anonyme" in Algiers
July 1928 - Residence in Italy, Florence

1926–1928 – Visits Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Constantinople, Florence

1930–1957 – Master chromolithographer, painter, technical supervisor at the State Printing Office (until his retirement)

1932–1950 – Member of the Society of Artists in Bulgaria, which he joined as a full member of the Society of Independent Artists

17.07.1932 – He married Serafima Yankova Sakuzova. The artist Boris Denev is their first man.

30s-40s - He took an active part in the exhibitions of the Society of Independent Artists and the group exhibitions of the Society of Artists in Bulgaria. Calendars and teaching aids are published, drawn and chromolithographed by Georgi Zhelezaraov

16.04.1933 – His son Angel was born

1937 - Participated with 11 works - painting and engraving in the 7th exhibition of the Society of Independent Artists

1939 - Participated with 5 works - painting and graphics in the 8th exhibition of the Society of Independent Artists

19.10.1941 – Second solo exhibition in the State Art Gallery on St. Alexander Nevsky" in Sofia. It exhibits painting from Algeria and domestic scenes and landscapes from Bulgaria. Huge success and lots of press reviews. Princess Evdokia bought his painting "Near Pirina". The exhibition was opened by the writer Emanuil Popdimitrov.

1957 – Retired from the State Printing Office

1957–1982 – Works for himself

21.02.1982 – He died in Sofia at the age of 85