DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF MILITARY HISTORY


Daniela Tsankova-Gancheva, PhD


Contact
Phone: + 359-2-946-1808
E-mail: d.tzankova@militarymuseum.bg


Place of birth
in Shumen


Education

  • 2009 – Doctor of Philosophy - educational and academic degree in Ethnography discipline
  • 2006 – Master’s Degree, subject Cultural and Historical Heritage, Cultural Tourism in “St. Cyril and St. Methodius”, University of Veliko Turnovo
  • 1982 – Master’s Degree in History, profile Archeology, Sofiya University “St. Kliment Ohridski“

Professional experience

  • Since 2010 – Deputy Director of the National Museum of Military History
  • 2008 – 2010 – Director of “Funds, restoration, and military monuments” Directorate in the National Museum of Military History
  • 2001 – 2008 – Head of “Funds and Restoration Workshop” Department in the National Museum of Military History
  • 1985 – 2001 – Historian – curator in the National Museum of Military History

Membership

  • ICOM - International Council Museum, since 2013

Languages

  • German and Russian

  • Military uniforms in Bulgaria 1878-2004. “East West”, Sofia, 2012, 358 pp.
  • Military photography. Balkan Wars 1912-1913 “Beth Print”, Sofia, 2012 part 1 - 108 pp, part 2 - 108 pp, part 3- 108 pp.
  • Co-author. Almanac of Bulgarian Land Forces. Bulgarian infantry. Book 1. “Military History Heritage Foundation”, Sofia, 2012, 230 pp.
  • Co-author. For the Honor and the Glory of Bulgaria: Bulgarian Battle Flags. Studio “Vitamin art”, Sofia, 2009, 224 pp.
  • Co-author. Military Monuments in Bulgaria. Publishing House “Jurukov”, Sofia, 2003, 304 pp.
  • Co-author. Archives Catalogue of the National Museum of Military History, Volume 1, Publishing Department of Ministry of Defense “St. George”, Sofia, 1996, 392 pp.
  • Bulgarian Militia Uniform, - In: Military History Collection, 2008, Vol. 1, pp.16-18.
  • Functions of the Bulgarian Military Clothes, - In: “Bulgaria, Bulgarians, Europe - Myth, History, Modernity”, scientific conference Nov.01, 2006, University “St. Cyril and St. Methodius”, pp.71-84.
  • Establishment of the Bulgarian Military Uniform Based on the Uniforms of Bulgarian Commanders, Ministers and Military Generals Held in NMMH, Bulletin of the National Museum of Military History (NMМH), Vol. 16, 2006, pp.137-177.
  • The Story of Several Bulgarian Military Cemeteries in the Vicinity of Tsaribrod, Veles and Kumanovo, Based on Documents, Stored in the National Museum of Military History, Bulletin of the NMМH, Vol. 16, 2006, pp.270-281.
  • 1879 Edition Album with Drawings of the First Bulgarian Military Uniform, - In: Military History Collection, 2005, Vol. 1, pp.72-73.
  • Uniforms, Accessories and Accoutrements Belonged to Bulgarian Rulers After 1879, Held in NMMH, Collection “Royal Assemblages in Bulgarian Museums”, Sofia, 2004, pp.96-115.
  • Co-author. Collections of the Rulers of the Third Bulgarian Kingdom in the National Museum of Military History, Collection “Royal Assemblages in Bulgarian Museums”, Sofia, 2004, pp.64-79.
  • First Bulgarian Military Seals, – In: Military History Collection, Vol. 3, 2004.
  • Two Bulgarian Military Headgears, 1879 Prototypes, – In: Military History Collection, 2004, Vol. 3, pp.80-81.
  • Parade Helmets from the Private Collection of Alexander I Battenberg, – In: Military History Collection, 2004, Vol. 2, pp.73-74.
  • Prince Convoy Uniform, – In: Military History Collection, 2004, Vol. 1, pp. 68-69.
  • Monastery “St. John Podromos” at St. John island, Bulletin of the NMМH, Vol. 15, 2003, pp.201-203.
  • Armored Regiment Uniform Over Its First Years of Establishment, Military History Collection, 2005, Vol. 1, pp.35-39.
  • Uniform and Accessories of 9th Plovdiv Regiment Commander, Military History Collection, 2003, Vol. 2, p.72.
  • Rescued Bulgarian Military Flags During World War I Stored in NMMH, Bulletin of the NMМH, Vol. 15, 2003, pp. 53-78.
  • Uniforms and Accoutrements of Bulgarian Army during the Balkan Wars. Collection “90 years since the liberation of the Rhodope Mountains, Sofia, 2003, pp.211-219.
  • Field Marshall Epaulettes and Batons Belonged to King Boris III, Military History Collection, 2003, Vol.1, p.72.
  • Sacred Sites Dedicated to Saints Warriors, Bulletin of the NMМH, Vol.14, 2000, pp.5- 47.
  • Necessity of a Virtual Museum, Bulletin of the NMМH, Vol.14, 2000, pp.178-181.
  • A Little Known Historical Fact of “St. George” Kremikovtsi Monastery, Bulletin of the NMМH, p.13, 1999, pp.166-168.
  • Symbolism Underlined at Bulgarian Military Uniforms and Accessories Through the First Years After the Liberation from Ottoman Rule. Interpretation Attempt, Bulletin of the NMМH, Vol.13, 1999, pp.3-10.
  • Head and Body Safety Accoutrements, Stored in NMMH, Bulletin of the NMМH, Vol. 12, 1998, pp.135-168.
  • Clothes and Accoutrements of Bulgarian Army in the Wars for National Unification Over 1912-1913 and 1915-1918, Bulletin of the NMМH, Vol. 11, 1996, pp.118-134.
  • State and Military Seals of the Principality of Bulgaria, 1878 -1908, Held at the National Museum of Military History, Bulletin of the NMМH, Vol. 10, 1995, pp.101-112.
  • Bulgarian Army Officers’ Uniform During the Period 1886-1947, Bulletin of the NMМH, Vol. 9, 1991, pp.48-59.
  • Co-author. Bulgarian Military Uniform /1878-1885/, Bulletin of the NMMH, Vol. 8, Sofia, 1989, pp.43-53.

CONTACTS

Bulgaria, Sofia 1505
92 Cherkovna Str.
busses: 9, 72, 120, 305, 413
trams: 20, 23
phone: + 359 2/946 1805
fax: + 359 2/946 1806
e-mail: nvim@militarymuseum.bg
e-mail: nvim.pr@gmail.com