Macedonian linguist, folklorist and historian Blaže Ristovski was born in the village Garnikovo, Kavadarci, Macedonia on March 21, 1931 and died on November 28, 2018.
Ristovski graduated from Faculty of Philology in Skopje. Ph.D. in Philology.
Ristovski was director of the Institute of Folklore “Marko Cepenkov” in Skopje.
He served as a member of the Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts and an honorary member of the Writers’ Association of Macedonia.
Blaže Ristovski passed away at 87 years old.