Lachezar Blagovestov TOSHEV


Born on Oct. 10, 1962 in Svishtov, Lovech district. Not married.

Completed high school in Svishtov 1980. Graduated in Biology from Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski" 1985. Employed as expert at the Institute of Molecular Biology of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences 1985-89, the Institute of Cellular Biology and Morphology 1989-95, and the Institute of Experimental Cytology and Morphology 1995.

Member of the “Ecoglasnost” National Movement (within UDF) since 1991. Member of the National Coordination Council of UDF since 1991. MP (elected in Sofia) in the 36th and 37th National Assembly (Parliamentary Group of UDF). Member of the Bulgarian delegation in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe since 1991. Vice-president of the European Democratic Group in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe since 1994.

Publications: “Chromosoma” (co-writer) 1987, “The Ecological Reconstruction of Eastern Europe” 1992.

Leisure interests: history, classical music.