Georgi Sedefchov Parvanov (Bulgarian: Георги Седефчов Първанов, IPA: [ɡɛˈɔrɡi pɐrˈvanof]) (born 28 June 1957) is a Bulgarian historian and politician. He was President of Bulgaria from 2002 to 2012. He was elected after beating incumbent Petar Stoyanov in the second round of the November 2001 presidential election.
Georgi Parvanov, OSC
|3rd President of Bulgaria|
22 January 2002 – 22 January 2012
|Prime Minister||Simeon Sakskoburggotski|
|Vice President||Angel Marin|
|Preceded by||Petar Stoyanov|
|Succeeded by||Rosen Plevneliev|
Georgi Sedefchov Parvanov
28 June 1957
|Political party||BCP (1981-1990)|
BSP (1990–2002; 2012–2014)
Alternative for Bulgarian Revival (2014–present)
|Spouse(s)||Zorka Petrova (1983–present)|
|Alma mater||Sofia University|
He took office on 22 January 2002. He was reelected in a landslide victory in 2006, becoming the first Bulgarian president to serve two terms. Parvanov supported of Bulgaria's entry into NATO and the European Union.