Born on Aug. 6, 1948 in Targovishte. Married, has one daughter.
Completed high school in Targovishte 1966. Graduated in Law from Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" 1972. Head of department in the Regional Council of the Bulgarian Trade Unions in Targovishte 1972-82. Secretary of the Executive Committee of the Municipal People's Council in Targovishte 1982-88. Head of the "Social and Legal Office" of the United Regional Hospital in Targovishte 1989-91. Attorney in Targovishte 1991-94.
Member of BSP since 1991. Chairman of the Municipal Council of BSP in Targovishte 1991-95. Chairman of the Regional Council of BSP in Targovishte 1991-95. Member of the Supreme Council of BSP 1991-96. Municipal councilor from BSP in Targovishte 1991-94. MP (elected in Targovishte) in the 37th National Assembly (Parliamentary Group of the Democratic Left )
Awards: silver badge of the Ministry of Justice, 1978 and 1985.
Leisure interests: literature.