He was born to a poor and revolutionary working family in 1920 in the
town of Enidzhe Vardar. As a young boy he became familiar with the progressive
movement. From a young age he was forced to work and at the same time
he served as a courier for the progressive organizations.
In 1941 he became an official member of OKNE and worked actively against
fascism. Until the Varkiza agreement he was an instructor of the regional
organization in the village of Kufalovo and later he was a member of
the Voden Regional Committee of EPON and worked as an instructor in
Enidzhe Vardar. In 1945 he was mobilized into the army and sent to Ber.
But the monarcho-fascists did not trust him with weapons and they had
him watch the livestock as though that was all he could do. And there
he continued to think and fight for the people's work. He organized
other young fighters around him and together they planned to abandon
the army for the partisan ranks. They were betrayed about the plan they
were making and 19 people were arrested. They were referred to the military
court and seven were sentenced to death, among them Kosta Foti Urumov.
The death sentence was carried out in 1947.
Kosta was an active and significant fighter with full faith that there
would be victory for the people and it was to that idea that he dedicated
From: For Sacred National Freedom: Portraits Of Fallen Freedom
For Sacred National Freedom: Portraits Of Fallen Freedom Fighters