Born on Dec. 27, 1953 in Sofia. Married, has two daughters.
Graduated in Bulgarian Philology from Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" 1978. Ph.D. in Economics. Research associate at the Institute of Literature of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Worked as librarian, lecturer in Bulgarian language, and assistant professor in Bulgarian language studies.
Member of the Ruse Committee 1988. Founding-member of the "Ecoglasnost" National Movement (within UDF) since 1991. Chair of the "Ecoglasnost" National Movement 1991-Jan. 1997. Member of the National Coordination Council of UDF since 1991. Director of "Democratsiya" newspaper 1992-94. Editor-in-chief of "Literaturen vestnik" ("Newspaper for Literature") newspaper. MP (elected in Sofia) in the 7th Grand National Assembly (Parliamentary UDF). MP (elected in Ruse) in the 36th National Assembly (Parliamentary Group of UDF). Deputy chair of the Parliamentary Group of UDF in the 36th National Assembly 1991-93. MP (elected in Sofia) in the 37th National Assembly (Parliamentary Group of UDF). Deputy chair of the Commission Against Corruption in the 37th National Assembly.
Publications: literature, poetic and scientific works, publicistics.