Open main menu

Petar Mladenov

Bulgarian politician and diplomat

Petër Tošev Mladenov (Bulgarian: Петър Тошев Младенов; 22 August 1936 – 31 May 2000) was a Bulgarian communist diplomat and politician. He was the last leader of the Bulgarian People's Republic from 1989 to 1990 and briefly the first President of the Republic of Bulgaria in 1990.[1]

Petar Toshev Mladenov
Петър Тошев Младенов
Petar Mladenov 1978 (cropped).jpg
1st Chairman (President) of Bulgaria
In office
3 April 1990 – 6 July 1990
Prime MinisterAndrey Lukanov
Preceded byHimself as Chairman of the State Council
Succeeded byStanko Todorov (Acting)
Chairman of the State Council of Bulgaria
In office
17 November 1989 – 3 April 1990
Preceded byTodor Zhivkov
Succeeded byHimself as President
General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Bulgarian Communist Party
In office
10 November 1989 – 2 February 1990
Preceded byTodor Zhivkov
Succeeded byEnd of Communist rule
Foreign Minister of Bulgaria
In office
13 December 1971 – 24 October 1989
PresidentTodor Zhivkov
Preceded byIvan Hristov Bashev
Succeeded byBoiko Dimitrov
Personal details
Born(1936-08-22)22 August 1936
Toshevtsi, Vidin Province, Kingdom of Bulgaria
Died31 May 2000(2000-05-31) (aged 63)
Sofia, Bulgaria
Political partyBulgarian Communist Party (1963–1990)
Bulgarian Socialist Party (1990–2000)
Spouse(s)Galia Mladenova
ChildrenTatyana

ReferencesEdit

  1. Haberman, Clyde (12 December 1989). "Bulgaria's Communist Chief Plans To Relax Grip and Hold Elections". The New York Times.