Dame Gruev is a Macedonian national hero born in village Smilevo on January 19, 1871. He is one of the leaders of the national liberation movement.
Smilevo village is the birthplace of the Macedonian national hero Dame Gruev - one of the founders of IMRO (Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization – Macedonian: ВМРО).
Smilevo village also known for Smilevo Congress and Ilinden Uprising is the birthplace of the Macedonian national hero Damjan (Dame) Gruev - one of the founders and leaders of IMRO (Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization).
Smilevo Memorial Museum was built on the occasion of 100 years of the Ilinden Uprising.
Demir Hisar is a city in the western part of the Republic of Macedonia with 2.593 inhabitants (2002). Located in the southern area of Demir Hisar, on the road Bitola - Kicevo, it covers an area of 250 ha. Developed from the former village Murgashevo, the urban settlement had been established in 2004.