Angel Marin

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Angel Ivanov Marin
Vice President of Bulgaria
In office
22 January 2002 – 22 January 2012
President Georgi Parvanov
Prime Minister Simeon Sakskoburggotski
Sergey Stanishev
Boyko Borisov
Preceded by Todor Kavaldzhiev
Succeeded by Margarita Popova
Personal details
Born Angel Ivanov Marin
(1942-01-08) 8 January 1942 (age 75)
Batac, Pazardzik, Bulgaria
Political party Bulgarian Socialist Party (1990-2002)
Independent (2012- )
Profession officer,politic
For the Spanish Paralympic athlete, see Ángel Marín.

Angel Marin (Bulgarian: Ангел Марин) (born 8 January 1942) is a Bulgarian political figure who was Vice President of Bulgaria from 2002 to 2012. He took office in 2002 together with President Georgi Parvanov, and they retained their positions in 2007.

Marin was born in Batak and completed his high school education in Devin in 1960. From 1960 until 1965 he attended the Higher Military Artillery School in Shumen, majoring in Ground Artillery. In addition he received Civilian degree in Radio Electronics Engineering.

Between 1974 and 1978 he attended The Military Artillery Academy in Saint Petersburg. He graduated with distinction and a gold medal in "Command of Chief of Staff HQ and Operative-Tactical". He received University degree in military education.

By the end of July 2011, President Parvanov and Vice President Marin, who had been delegated the presidential power to issue pardons, had pardoned 431 criminals.[1]


  1. ^ "Bulgarian Presidential Office Pardoned 431 Criminals", Sofia News Agency, 15 August 2011.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Todor Kavaldzhiev
Vice President of Bulgaria
22 January 2002 – 22 January 2012
Succeeded by
Margarita Popova