Blagoja Adzhiev in born in 1923 in the village Ekshisovo, Lerin, to
a poor family of rural workers. Even though he only completed primary
school, he was very smart and energetic. From as early as 1943 he joined
the ranks of EPON and actively participated in the national struggle,
fighting bravely against the Nazi occupation. With his active work organizing
and with the influence he had not only among the young but also with
the older villagers, he became secretary of EPON in his home village
and later he was elected to the Surovichki regional council of EPON.
In 1944 he became a member of the Greek Communist Party.
After the Varkiza agreement he continued to work underground for EPON
and in 1946 he joined the ranks of DAG. He participated in many battles
of DAG where he distinguished himself. Blagoja served for a long time
in the groups of the unattached shooters in Surovichko and Kajlarsko.
He fought tirelessly and decisively to complete the missions set by
In December 1948 he was surrounded by the large monarcho-fascist army
and MAI in Kajlarsko. After a heroic battle that went for many hours,
just before his bullets were finally going to run out, he killed himself.
Blagoja fell heroically as a dignified and devoted son of CPG and the
From: For Sacred National Freedom: Portraits Of Fallen Freedom
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For Sacred National Freedom: Portraits Of Fallen Freedom Fighters