Emil Kyulev

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Emil Aleksandrov Kyulev (Bulgarian: Емил Александров Кюлев) (June 5, 1957 – October 26, 2005) was a Bulgarian banker, owner of DZI bank.

Kyulev was born on June 5, 1957 in Sofia, Bulgaria. He was a former elite swimmer and also a member of the BUL Junior's National team excelling in breaststroke. Later he became the President of the Board of Directors of the Bulgarian Swimming Federation.

As a banker, he was one of the richest men in Bulgaria and throughout the Balkans. His main business interests were in the frame of banking, insurance and tourism.

Kyulev was shot dead while driving his SUV down Boulevard Bulgaria in Sofia on October 26, 2005.