Born on Sept. 4, 1924 in Burgas. Married, has one daughter.
Completed the German language high school in Burgas 1943. Graduated in Law from Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" 1948. Attorney in Sofia for 38 years. Member of the Board of Managers of "Democracy" foundation. Vice-president of the International Union of Attorneys. Member of the Union of Attorneys from the German Speaking Countries. Chair of the Council of the Sofia Bar Association. Chairman of the Supreme Attorney Council since 1992.
Leisure interests: history, literature, skiing.