Born on Nov. 29, 1947 in the village of Drangovo, Kirkovo municipality, Haskovo district. Married, has two children.
Graduated in Building Economy from the Economic University of Varna, and in Law from Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski". Deputy director general of "Stroitelno montazhen kombinat" ("Building and Assembly Works") in Kardjali. Chief legal advisor in the United Bulgarian Bank - Kardjali branch.
Secretary in the Regional Committee of the Bulgarian Communist Party in Kardjali. First secretary of the Municipal Committee of the Bulgarian Communist Party in Ardino. Chair of the Municipal Council of BSP in Ardino. Member of the Supreme Council of BSP. Secretary of the Executive Committee of the Municipal People's Council of Kardjali. Chair of the Executive Committee of the Municipal People's Council (mayor) of Kardjali.. MP (elected in Kardjali) in the 7th Grand National Assembly (Parliamentary Group of BSP). MP (elected in Kardjali) in the 37th National Assembly (Parliamentary Group of the Democratic Left).