Born on Oct. 17, 1962 in the village of Nikolaevka, Suvorovo municipality, Varna district. Married, has one son.
Completed the Building high school in Varna 1981. Worked as a building technician in Valchi Dol 1984-85, in Agrarian and Industrial Complex in Suvorovo 1986. Having been convicted for political reasons, he served a sentence 1986-89.
Founding-member of MRF since 1990. Chairman of the MRF organization in Varna 1990-93. Member of the Central Council of MRF since 1990. Coordinator of MRF for North-East Bulgaria 1990-93. Deputy chair of MRF since 1993 (reelected in Dec. 1996).
Leisure interests: family life, flowers.