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On the German military cemetery in Prilep (Германските воени гробишта во Прилеп, Deutsch Soldatenfriedhof in Prilep)

on area of 7,200 square meters are buried 1683 German soldiers (of which 45 are from World War II ), 40 Austro – Hungarian, 39 Bulgarian, 33 soldiers from the territory of former Yugoslavia, Romania 21, Russia 10, 8 Albanian and 5 Turkish soldiers buried during World War II.
On the military cemetery is also buried and 19 -year-old Heinrich Ebert, son of the first president of Germany, Friedrich Ebert (1871–1925), who in February 1917 they succumbed to wounds in Prilep military hospital.

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After the liberation of Prilep, unlike other cities in Macedonia, military cemeteries were destroyed.
In 2006 started the restoration project at the military cemetery, funded by the German government in cooperation with the local government, which was completed in 2009.

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