Hristovski, Stevo - Patako (1920-1943), Macedonian revolutionary personality who completely devoted himself to the liberation and the antifascist battle of Macedonian people for freedom.
Even before, the war he became member of KPJ and he appeared with his activity on the lines of the revolutionary movement in Bitola. During the occupation because of his activities he was imprisoned twice and tortured. After, the tortures at Bitolas prison, the Bulgarian police integrated him to Kavala. After his arrival from the integration to Bitolas railway station he managed to escape from the police. The suffered tortures and the integration did not manage to break his revolutionary spirit, but made him even stronger and deeply convinced in his ideas which were propagated by the party. After his run away he lived in underground and acted in Bitola. During that time in underground he did not stop but he worked constantly for the revolutionary movement. For the needs of the party he performed different duties. On 28 July 1943 he was revealed and surrounded by the Bulgarian police He fought but he concluded that the battle was convicted to failure, with his last bullet killed himself in order not to be caught alive by the enemy.
DISTINGUISHED PEOPLE FOR BITOLA
authors: Lence Andonovska, Naume Gorgievski, Blagoj Nikolov, Trajko Ognenovski, Gordana Pesevska, Aneta Stefanovska, Svetlana Taleska ; translation in english Vesna Milevska.
NIUL "St. Clement Ohridski": Municipality of Bitola