Born on March 3, 1941. Married, has two daughters.
Graduated from Moscow Electrical Engineering Institute for Communications. Worked in the Ministry of Internal Affairs 1966-91. Secretary general of the Ministry of Internal Affairs 1990-91. General-major in the reserve. Executive director of "Group 4 Securitas" for Bulgaria. Candidate for vice-president of Bulgaria from the Al. Tomov - L. Marinchevski candidate team 1996. Member of the Political Coincil of the Bulgarian Euroleft since Feb. 1997.