Born on Jan. 9, 1949 in the village of Koynare, Cherven Bryag municipality, Lovech district. Married, has one son and one daughter.
Completed high school in Koynare. Graduated in Law from Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" 1975. Legal advisor in the Municipal People's Council in Yambol 1976-89, and in the Municipal People's Council in Nesebar 1989-90. Deputy-mayor of Yambol 1991. Director of the First East International Bank branch in Slanchev Bryag 1992-94.
Member of BZNS since 1987. Chairman of the Coordination Council of SDS in Yambol 1990-91. Member of the Governing Council of BZNS-Nikola Petkov and BZNS since 1991. Member of the Standing Committee of BZNS-Nikola Petkov and of BZNS 1991-95 and since Sept. 1996. Organizational secretary of BZNS since Oct. 1996. MP (elected in Yambol) in the 37th National Assembly (Parliamentary Group of the People's Union-BZNS, Democratic Party). Deputy chairman of the Committee on Agriculture and Forests in the 37th National Assembly.