Born on Aug. 2, 1947 in the village of Garvanovo. Married, has one son.
Completed the Mechanical high school in Haskovo 1966. Graduated in Law from Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski 1975. Post-graduate studies in the Institute for Qualification of Investigating Staff, Sankt Petersburg, Russia 1983. Teacher in the High School for Public Catering 1968-72. Public prosecutor in the District Prosecutors Office in Haskovo 1977-88. Member of Haskovo Regional Governing Body of the Union of Lawyers in Bulgaria.
Member of BSP since 1971. Secretary of the Executive Committee of the Municipal Peoples Council in Haskovo 1988-90. Member of the Municipal Council of BSP in Haskovo since 1993. Member of the Supreme Council of BSP. Municipal councilor in Haskovo 1988-90. MP (elected in Haskovo single-member electoral district) in the 7th National Assembly (Parliamentary Group of BSP). MP (elected in Haskovo) in the 36th National Assembly (Parliamentary Union for Social Democracy). MP (elected in Haskovo) in the 37th National Assembly (Parliamentary Group of the Democratic Left).
Chair of the Committee on Local Administration and Administrative and Territorial Structure in the 37th National Assembly.