Born on Jan. 3, 1947 in Yambol. Married, has one son and one daughter.
Completed high school in Yambol 1965. Graduate in Law from Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" 1973. Post-graduate studies in Law at the Department of Law of Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" 1983-86. Ph.D. in Law 1988. Judge in Regional Court in Yambol 1975. Judge in District Court in Yambol 1979. Chair of the Targovishte District Court 1983-86. Chair of District Court in Yambol 1986-90.
Member of BSP since 1977. Member of the Supreme Council of BSP since Dec. 1996. MP (elected in Yambol) in the 7th Grand National Assembly (Parliamentary Group of BSP). Deputy chair of the Parliamentary Group of BSP in the 7th Grand National Assembly. Deputy chair of the Committee on Preparing the Constitution in the 7th Grand National Assembly. Judge in the Constitutional Court 1991-94. Deputy Minister of Justice Jan. 1995-Feb. 1997.
Publications: a number of scientific articles in the field of law.
Leisure interests: reading.