Born on Nov. 19, 1943 in Lukovit, Lovech district. Married, has two children.
Graduated in Mathematics from Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" 1966. Worked as designer and programmer at the Institute of Cybernetics and at the Ministry of the Interior. Worked as analysis specialist in the Ex-"Sixth" department (political police) within the State Security system. Deputy chief of the "Sixth" department. Secretary in the Ministry of the Interior - in charge of information and analytical activity 1995-Feb. 1997.