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A city of extreme northwest Bulgaria on the Danube River. Founded in the first century ad as a Roman fortress, it was under Turkish rule from 1396 to 1877.
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She loast baith her legs but she wis fittit wi a perra widdin wans by the national service.
200 YEARS AGO: In consequence of the advantage gained by the Captain Pacha over Emingick, the lieutenant of Paswan Oglou, who defended, with 4000 picked men, an important post, from whence he was driven with great loss, the Generalissimo of the Ottoman t roops established his camp near Widdin, and for some days after batteries of cannon and mortary played upon the place.