Born in 1922, in the village of Aldomirovtsi, Slivnitsa municipality, Sofia district.

Graduated in Law. Judge in the Regional Court in Lom, in Sofia District Court, and in Sofia City Court. Judge in the Supreme Court 1972-91. Chairman of a section in the Supreme Court since 1989, and deputy chair of the Supreme Court since 1990. Chair of the Criminal College of the Supreme Court. Chair of the Central Election Commission Aug.-Sept. 1991.

Judge in the Constitutional Court since 1991 - elected from the Supreme Court quota.