Marin Raykov

Bulgarian diplomat and politician

Marin Raykov Nikolov (born 1959) is the Prime minister of Bulgaria. He began his term as Prime minister in 2013.[1] His predecessor was Boyko Borisov.[2] Before he was prime minister, Raykov was a Minister of Foreign Affairs. He was born in Washington, D.C..

Marin Raykov
Марин Райков на съвместна пресконференция с Хашим Тачи (8741636514) (cropped).jpg
Prime Minister of Bulgaria
In office
13 March 2013 – 29 May 2013
PresidentRosen Plevneliev
Preceded byBoyko Borisov
Succeeded byPlamen Oresharski
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
13 March 2013 – 29 May 2013
Preceded byNikolay Mladenov
Succeeded byKristian Vigenin
Personal details
Born (1960-12-17) 17 December 1960 (age 62)
Washington, DC, USA
Political partyUnion of Democratic Forces (1998–2001)
Citizens for European Development (2009–2013)
Independent (2013–present)
Alma materUniversity of National and
World Economy


  1. "Marin Raykov's Farewell Speech". 24 Chasa. Retrieved 1 September 2013.
  2. "Marin Raykov is Bulgaria's interim PM and foreign minister". FOCUS News Agency. Retrieved 12 March 2013.