Born on Dec. 12, 1926 in the village of Krupnik, Simitli municipality, Sofia district. Married, has one son.
Completed high school in Blagoevgrad 1945. Enrolled in the Law program of Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski", but did not graduate because of political convictions and sentences in different prisons and camps 1950-62. Expert on medical herb processing at the Central Cooperative Union - Blagoevgrad 1962-74. Building worker in the Central Cooperative Union - Svoge, "Sofstroy" and other companies 1975-89. Member of the Union of the Repressed since 1990. Member of the governing body of the Union of the Repressed since 1990. Chair of the Union of the Repressed 1991-94. Secretary of the Union of the Repressed since 1994.
Member of BZNS. Coordinator of BZNS-Nikola Petkov 1990. Member of the Governing Council of BZNS-Nikola Petkov, 1989-92. Member of the National Coordination Council of UDF 1989-94. MP (elected in Pernik) in the 7th Grand National Assembly (Parliamentary UDF). Chair of the Committee on National Security in the 7th Grand National Assembly. MP (elected in Sofia region) in the 37th National Assembly (Parliamentary Group of the People's Union-BZNS, Democratic Party).
Leisure interests: politics.