Born on Nov. 14, 1958 in Pavlikeni, Lovech district. Married, has two sons.
Completed high school in Pavlikeni 1976. Graduated in Bulgarian Philology from the Veliko Tarnovo University "St. St. Cyril and Methodius" 1982. Post-graduate studies in Varna 1987. High school teacher in Pavlikeni 1982-94.
Member of the Social Democratic Party (SDP, within UDF) since 1990. Chair of the SDP organization in Veliko Tarnovo 1993-94. Member of the National Committee of the SDP since 1993. Chair of the Regional Council of UDF in Veliko Tarnovo 1994. MP (elected in Veliko Tarnovo) in the 36th National Assembly (Parliamentary Group of UDF) 1991-92. MP (elected in Veliko Tarnovo) in the 37th National Assembly (Parliamentary Group of UDF).
Leisure interests: literature, movies, sports.