Born on Nov. 16, 1930 in Letnitsa, district of Lovech. Married, has one son and one daughter.
Completed high school in Lovech. Graduated from the "G.S. Rakovski" Military Academy 1960 and from the Military Academy of the General Headquarters of Russia 1975. Army officer in the Bulgarian Army. Military positions from platoon commander to Land Forces commander. Lieutenant-general in the reserve. He is not a member of any of the parties. Chair of the Central Council of the Union of Army Officers and Sergeants in the reserve since 1992.
Awards: orders and medals for faultless military service.