Born on Dec. 5, 1953 in the village of Glodjevo, Ruse district. Married, has two sons.
Completed Electrical high school 1972. Graduated in Electrical Engineering from the Technical University of Sofia 1979. Technologist in the Ruse Shipyard 1979-80. Secretary of a plant committee in Dimitrov's Comsomol Youth Union (DKMS) 1980-81. Secretary of the Municipal Committee of DMKS in Ruse 1981-86.
Member of BSP since 1981. Deputy chair of the Municipal People's Council of Ruse 1986-87. First secretary of "Charodeyka"-municipality committee of the Bulgarian Communist Party (BKP) in Ruse 1987-89. Member of the Municipal Committee of BKP in Ruse 1982-90. Member of the Executive Bureau of the Municipal Committee of BKP in Ruse 1982-86. Member of the Municipal Council of BSP in Ruse since 1990. Secretary of the Executive Bureau of the Municipal Council of BSP in Ruse since 1990. Member of the Supreme Council of BSP 1992-94. Municipal councilor from BSP in Ruse 1984-90 and 1991-94. Leader of the group of municipal councilors from BSP and coalition 1991-94. MP (elected in Ruse) in the 37th National Assembly (Parliamentary Group of the Democratic Left).
Leisure interests: fishing.