Chairperson of the National Assembly of Bulgaria

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The Chairperson of the National Assembly of Bulgaria (Председател на Народното събрание на Република България, transliterated as Predsedatel na Narodnoto sabranie na Republika Balgariya) presides the Bulgarian Parliament. The chairperson's term coincides with the term of the assembly, and he or she is chosen by a vote during the opening session.

List of Chairperson (1879 – present)[edit]

This is a list of all chairpersons of the National Assembly of Bulgaria from its establishment in 1879 until today.

National Assembly Chairperson Term
Constituent Assembly Antim I 14 February 1879 – 16 April 1879
1st Grand National Assembly Antim I 17 April 1879 – 26 June 1879
1st Ordinary National Assembly Petko Karavelov 21 October 1879 – 24 November 1879
2nd Ordinary National Assembly Petko Karavelov 23 March 1880 – 26 March 1880
2nd Ordinary National Assembly Petko Slaveykov 26 March 1880 – 28 November 1880
2nd Ordinary National Assembly Nikola Suknarov 29 November 1880 – 18 December 1880
2nd Grand National Assembly Todor Ikonomov 1 July 1881
3rd Ordinary National Assembly Bishop Simeon 11 December 1882 – 8 September 1883
3rd Ordinary National Assembly Dimitar Grekov 9 September 1883 – 25 December 1883
4th Ordinary National Assembly Petko Karavelov 27 June 1884 – 30 June 1884
4th Ordinary National Assembly Stefan Stambolov 30 June 1884 – 26 August 1886
4th Ordinary National Assembly Georgi Zhivkov 1 September 1886 – 6 September 1886
3rd Grand National Assembly Georgi Zhivkov 19 October 1886 – 1 November 1886
3rd Grand National Assembly Dimitar Tonchev 22 June 1887 – 3 August 1887
5th Ordinary National Assembly Dimitar Tonchev 15 October 1887 – 12 December 1888
5th Ordinary National Assembly Zahari Stoyanov 13 December 1888 – 6 September 1889
5th Ordinary National Assembly Panayot Slavkov 22 October 1889 – 15 October 1890
6th Ordinary National Assembly Panayot Slavkov 15 October 1890 – 12 December 1892
6th Ordinary National Assembly Dimitar Petkov 14 December 1892 – 3 May 1893
4th Grand National Assembly Dimitar Petkov 3 May 1893 – 17 May 1893
7th Ordinary National Assembly Dimitar Petkov 15 October 1893 – 19 November 1893
7th Ordinary National Assembly Georgi Zhivkov 20 November 1893 – 1 August 1894
8th Ordinary National Assembly Teodor Teodorov 15 October 1894 – 10 October 1896
9th Ordinary National Assembly Georgi Yankulov 1 December 1896 – 19 December 1898
10th Ordinary National Assembly Dimitar Vachov 16 May 1899 – 1 October 1899
10th Ordinary National Assembly Zhecho Bakalov 18 October 1899 – 29 September 1900
11th Ordinary National Assembly Ivan Geshov 22 February 1901 – 25 October 1901
11th Ordinary National Assembly Marko Balabanov 25 October 1901 – 23 December 1901
12th Ordinary National Assembly Dragan Tsankov 22 April 1902 – 21 August 1903
13th Ordinary National Assembly Petar Staykov 2 November 1903 – 30 January 1904
13th Ordinary National Assembly Todor Gatev 20 October 1904 – 18 December 1905
13th Ordinary National Assembly Petar Gudev 17 October 1905 – 2 March 1907
13th Ordinary National Assembly Dobri Petkov 5 March 1907 – 18 April 1908
14th Ordinary National Assembly Hristo Slaveykov 15 June 1908 – 15 September 1910
14th Ordinary National Assembly Petar Orahovats 15 October 1910 – 15 February 1911
5th Grand National Assembly Stoyan Danev 9 June 1911 – 9 July 1911
15th Ordinary National Assembly Stoyan Danev 15 October 1911 – 1 June 1913
15th Ordinary National Assembly Ivan Geshov 26 June 1913 – 23 July 1913
16th Ordinary National Assembly Dimitar Vachov 19 December 1913 – 31 December 1913
17th Ordinary National Assembly Dimitar Vachov 20 March 1914 – 15 April 1919
18th Ordinary National Assembly Naycho Tsanov 10 October 1919 [1]
18th Ordinary National Assembly Nedyalko Atanasov 2 October 1919 – 20 February 1920
19th Ordinary National Assembly Aleksandar Botev 15 April 1920 – 24 June 1921
19th Ordinary National Assembly Nedyalko Atanasov 4 November 1921 – 11 March 1923
20th Ordinary National Assembly Aleksandar Botev 21 May 1923 – 11 June 1923
21st Ordinary National Assembly Todor Kulev 9 December 1923 – 4 January 1926
21st Ordinary National Assembly Aleksandar Tsankov 5 January 1926 – 15 April 1927
22nd Ordinary National Assembly Aleksandar Tsankov 19 June 1927 – 15 May 1930
22nd Ordinary National Assembly Nikola Naydenov 21 May 1930 – 15 April 1931
23rd Ordinary National Assembly Stefan Stefanov 20 August 1931 – 12 October 1931
23rd Ordinary National Assembly Aleksandar Malinov 15 October 1931 – 18 May 1934
24th Ordinary National Assembly Stoycho Moshanov 22 May 1938 – 24 October 1939
25th Ordinary National Assembly Nikola Logofetov 24 February 1940 – 16 May 1941
25th Ordinary National Assembly Hristo Kalfov 16 May 1941 – 23 August 1944
26th Ordinary National Assembly Vasil Kolarov 15 December 1945 – 6 November 1946
6th Grand National Assembly Vasil Kolarov 7 November 1946 – 21 October 1949
1st (27th) National Assembly Ferdinand Kozovski 1 February 1950 – 2 December 1953
2nd (28th) National Assembly Ferdinand Kozovski 14 January 1954 – 11 December 1957
3rd (29th) National Assembly Ferdinand Kozovski 13 January 1958 – 4 November 1961
4th (30th) National Assembly Ferdinand Kozovski 15 March 1962 – 12 September 1965
4th (30th) National Assembly Sava Ganovski 6 December 1965 – 8 December 1965
5th (31st) National Assembly Sava Ganovski 11 March 1966 – 6 July 1971
6th (32nd) National Assembly Georgi Traykov 7 July 1971 – 27 April 1972
6th (32nd) National Assembly Vladimir Bonev 27 April 1972 – 9 March 1976
7th (33rd) National Assembly Vladimir Bonev 15 June 1976 – 7 April 1981
8th (34th) National Assembly Stanko Todorov 16 June 1981 – 21 March 1986
9th (35th) National Assembly Stanko Todorov 17 June 1986 – 3 April 1990
7th Grand National Assembly Nikolay Todorov 17 July 1990 – 2 October 1991 [2]
36th National Assembly Stefan Savov 4 November 1991 – 24 September 1992 [3]
36th National Assembly Aleksandar Yordanov 5 November 1992 – 17 October 1994
37th National Assembly Blagovest Sendov 12 January 1995 – 13 February 1997
38th National Assembly Yordan Sokolov 7 May 1997 – 19 April 2001
39th National Assembly Ognyan Gerdzhikov 5 July 2001 – 4 February 2005 [4]
39th National Assembly Borislav Velikov 23 February 2005 – 17 June 2005
40th National Assembly Georgi Pirinski 11 July 2005 – 25 June 2009
41st National Assembly Tsetska Tsacheva 14 July 2009 - 13 March 2013
42nd National Assembly Mihail Mikov 21 May 2013 - 6 August 2014

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Naycho Tsanov retired for political reasons on 10 October 1919, his duties being done by vice-chairman Nedyalko Atanasov.
  2. ^ Nikolay Georgiev was acting Chairperson 20 April 1964 – 23 April 1964.
  3. ^ After the 7th Grand National Assembly dissolved on 12 July 1991, it continued to function as an Ordinary National Assembly until 2 October the same year.
  4. ^ Snezhana Bothusharova was acting Chairperson 24 September 1992 – 5 November 1992
  5. ^ Kamelia Kasabova was acting Chairperson 4 February 2005 – 23 February 2005

See also[edit]