Born on July 15, 1938 in the village of Mitrovtsi, Chiprovtsi municipality, Montana district. Married, has two children.
Graduated in Philology. Ph.D. in Philology. Professor. Has been director of the Institute of Folklore of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Expert in the field of culture.
MP (elected in Montana) in the 37th National Assembly (Parliamentary Group of the Democratic Left).