Born on Dec. 12, 1944 in Velingrad, Plovdiv district. Married, has two daughters.
Completed high school in Velingrad 1962. Graduated in Physics from Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" 1968. Teacher in Velingrad. School principal in Velingrad. Collaborator in the "Education" department of the Regional Committee of the Bulgarian Communist Party in Pazardjik. Member of the Union of Bulgarian Teachers. Member of the Central Committee of the Union of Bulgarian Teachers 1983-89.
Member of BSP since 1971. Chair of the Municipal Council of BSP in Velingrad since 1990. Municipal councilor from BSP in Velingrad and leader of the group of BSP municipal councilors 1991-94. MP (elected in Pazardjik) in the 37th National Assembly (Parliamentary Group of the Democratic Left).
Awards: order "Cyril and Methodius" 2nd class 1982.
Leisure interests: astronomy.