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Dr Georgi Markov. Photo: (c) G. Markov
Dr Georgi Markov. Photo: (c) G. Markov

Georgi Markov

(Associate Professor, Dr)
phone: (+359 2) 9808391; (+359 2) 9885116 (ext. 728); e-mail:

Born: 19 August 1974, Sofia.
Education: Sofia University ‘St. Kliment Ohridski’ (1998).
Speciality: ecology.

Research interests

Fossil proboscideans.

Most recent publications

Spassov, N., Geraads, D., Hristova, L., Markov, G. N., 2019. The Late Miocene (Turolian) mammal fauna from Gorna Sushitsa, Southwestern Bulgaria. — Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, 291 (3): 317—350.

Markov, G., 2019. A game that never was: Verney’s duodecimal chess. — Board Game Studies Journal, 13: 15—20. [XML]

Geraads, D., Zouhri, S., Markov, G. N., 2019. The first Tetralophodon (Mammalia, Proboscidea) cranium from Africa. — Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 39 (3): e1632321, 9 pp.

Spassov, N., Geraads, D., Hristova, L., Markov, G. N., Garevska, B., Garevski, R., 2018. The late Miocene mammal faunas of the Republic of Macedonia (FYROM). — Palaeontographica A., 311 (1—6): 1—85.

Markov, G., 2017. A note on chess in 19th century Turkestan. — Board Game Studies Journal, 11: 73—82. [XML]

Markov, G. N., 2016. Choerolophodon (Proboscidea, Mammalia) from Staro Oryahovo near Varna, NE Bulgaria. — Acta zoologica bulgarica, 68 (4): 577—580. [PDF]

Markov, G., 2015. Russian four-handed chess: myths and misconceptions. — Board Game Studies Journal, 9: 41—49. [PDF]

Hristova, L., Geraads, D., Markov, G., Spassov, N., 2013. Late Miocene mammals from Kocherinovo, Southwestern Bulgaria. — Acta zoologica bulgarica, 65 (4): 521—534. [PDF]

Vergiev, S., Markov, G. N., 2012. Fossil Proboscideans (Mammalia) from the Collections of the Varna Regional Museum of History. — Acta zoologica bulgarica, 64 (4): 427—438. [PDF]

Spassov, N., Geraads, D., Hristova, L., Markov, G. N., Merceron, G., Tzankov, Tz., Stoyanov, K., Böhme, M., Dimitrova, A., 2012. A hominid tooth from Bulgaria: the last pre-human hominid of continental Europe. — Journal of Human Evolution, 62 (1): 138—145.

More complete list of publications — section e-Natura | Staff publications