Mihail Mikov

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Mihail Mikov
Leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party
Assumed office
27 July 2014
Preceded by Sergei Stanishev
Chairperson of the National Assembly
In office
21 May 2013 – 6 August 2014
Preceded by Tsetska Tsacheva
Succeeded by TBA
Minister of Interior
In office
24 April 2008 – 27 July 2009
Prime Minister Sergei Stanishev
Preceded by Rumen Petkov
Succeeded by Tsvetan Tsvetanov
Personal details
Born (1960-06-16) 16 June 1960 (age 54)
Kula, Bulgaria
Political party Socialist Party

Mihail Raykov Mikov (Bulgarian: Михаил Райков Миков; born 16 June 1960 in Kula, Bulgaria) is a Bulgarian politician who has been Chairman of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) since 2014.

He has been elected to every parliament since 1997.[1] He has also been Chairman of the National Assembly of Bulgaria since 21 May 2013,[2] and he was Minister of Interior from 24 April 2008 to 29 July 2009 in Sergei Stanishev's government.[3]

Mikov was elected as Chairman of the BSP on 27 July 2014, succeeding Sergei Stanishev.[4] He won a run-off against outgoing Economy and Energy Minister Dragomir Stoynev with a final tally of 377-333; there were 16 invalid ballots and 36 delegates decided not to vote.[5]


Political offices
Preceded by
Rumen Petkov
Minister of Interior
Succeeded by
Tsvetan Tsvetanov
Preceded by
Tsetska Tsacheva
Chairperson of the National Assembly
Party political offices
Preceded by
Sergei Stanishev
Leader of the Socialist Party