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Hristo Danchev Totevski

Mr Hristo Danchev Totevski 25, was from Terziysko, Lovec (Lovech), Bulgaria. The eldest son of three boys he had a young wife and two children, Tsona (3), and Pena (2 months).

Hristo and a friend from tbe same village Minko Angheloff  travelled to Sofia and then to Belgrade, where they were received by the agent of the company for which they intended to work.  They moved onto Italy where they were temporarily detained by immigration authorities for health reasons.

He boarded the Titanic at Southampton as a third class passenger. To reach his destination Chicago, Illinois, Mr Dantcheff bought ticket number 349203 for £7 17s 11d.

Ristiu Dantcheff died in the sinking. His body, if recovered, was never identified.


  1. Sometimes listed  as Ristiu Dantcheff

References and Sources

Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279])
Marriages, Births, Deaths and Injuries. White Star Line 1912, Board of Trade 1912 (PRO London, BT 100/260).
Harro Hess, Manfred Hessel (1999) Titanic, Das Handbuch. Herbig München
Brian Hartig Titanic's Bulgarian Links

Research Articles

Brian Hartig Titanica! (2013) Titanic's Bulgarian Links
The Story of the Bulgarians on Titanic; how they emigrated and the Bulgarian emigration environment existent around the turn of the 19th Century

Newspaper Articles

Anaconda Standard (26 April 1912) Four Butte Bulgarians who sank with the giant ship
Bulgarian Railroad workers lost on Titanic
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Titanic Passenger Summary

Name: Mr Hristo Danchev Totevski
Born: circa.1887 in
Age: 25 years (Male)
Nationality: Bulgarian
Marital Status: Married
Last Residence: in Terziysko, Bulgaria
Occupation: General Labourer
Embarked: Southampton on Wednesday 10th April 1912
Ticket No. 349203, £7 17s 11d
Died in the Titanic disaster (15th April 1912)
Body Not Recovered

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