Dimitar Mustakov

Dimitar Mustakov

Dimitar Mihailov Mustakov is a Bulgarian officer (Major General), participant in First (1912 - 1913) and Second Balkan War (1913) and the First World War (1915 - 1918).

Dimitar Mustakov was born on 15 June 1874 in Kavarna, the Ottoman Empire. In 1892 he joined the Military School of His Princely Highness, which ended in 1896 in the 17th grade and was produced as a lieutenant. In 1900, he was made in the rank of deceiver. In 1902, as a 1st Cavalry Division Lieutenant, he was seconded for training at the Nikolaev Academy of General Staff in St. Petersburg, which he finished in 1905.

In 1908, Captain Mustakov was appointed secretary of the Bulgarian Consulate in Siar, and from 1909 in Thessaloniki, where his daughter Teodora was born on June 14th. On May 18, 1911 he was produced in the rank of Major. In 1913 he was the chief of the office of the Macedonian Military Governor Major-General Valkov.

On May 18, 1915, Mustakov was produced as a lieutenant colonel. In the Serbian Campaign during the First World War he was head of the 9th Infantry Division of Pleven, for a short time took command of the 27th Infantry Regiment of Chepino (1917), and then became Head of the 9th Infantry Pleven Division (1917-1918).

After the end of the war, he was head of the Military Ministry's Chief of Staff, from October 1920 he was Chief of the Border Guard, and from 15 October 1921 he was Chief of Gendarmerie. He was injured in the attack in the church of St. Nedelya. Major-General Dimitar

Mustakov died on December 24, 1973.

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