Born on March 3, 1942 in the village of Postnik, Momchilgrad municipality, Haskovo district. Married, has one son and one daughter.
Completed the Turkish pedagogy high school in Kardjali 1960. Graduated from the Institute for Teachers in Haskovo 1964, and earned an Agrarian Economy degree in 1979. Teacher in biology in primary schools in the villages of Devintsi and Zagoryano. Headmaster of a primary school in the village of Varhari. Chairman of the Society for Physical Education and Sports Rodopi. Director of TKZS (Land Cooperative) in the village of Nanovitsa. Member of the Executive Bureau of the Bulgarian Federation of Agriculture.
Member of MRF since 1990. Member of the Regional Council of MRF in Kardjali 1990. MP (elected in Momchilgrad single-member electoral district) in the 7th Grand National Assembly (Parliamentary group of MRF). Deputy chair of the Committee on Agrarian Policy and Reforms in the Agriculture in the 7th Grand National Assembly. MP (Kardjali) in the 36th National Assembly (Parliamentary Group of MRF). Deputy chair of the Committee on Agriculture in the 36th National Assembly. MP (Kardjali) in the 37th National Assembly (Parliamentary Group of MRF). Deputy chair of the Committee for Development of the Mountain and Hilly Regions in the 37th National Assembly. Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Food Industry since Feb. 1997.
Leisure interests: table-tennis.