Sergei Ignatov

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Sergei Ignatov
Minister of education, youth and science
In office
19 November 2009 – 28 January 2013
Prime Minister Boyko Borisov
Preceded by Yordanka Fandakova (minister of education and science)
Succeeded by Stefan Vodenicharov
Vice minister of education and science
In office
August 2009 – 19 November 2009
Prime Minister Boyko Borisov
Personal details
Born (1960-08-06) 6 August 1960 (age 56)
Vidin, Bulgaria
Political party GERB

Sergei Simeonov Ignatov[1] (in Bulgarian: Сергей Симеонов Игнатов; born August 6, 1960) is a Bulgarian Egyptologist and politician, minister of education, youth and science from November 2009 to 28 January 2013.

Ignatov was born in Vidin, Bulgaria on 6 August 1960.[2] He graduated with a degree in Egyptology from Leningrad State University in 1985 and later specialized in All Souls College, Oxford. He was lecturer and later associated professor at the University of Sofia (1985–1996) and at New Bulgarian University (1994–2009), dean of the bachelor faculty (1998–2002) and chancellor of NBU (2002–2009).[2]


  1. ^ Sergei Ignatov, Some Notes on the Story of the Shipwrecked Sailor, The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology, Vol. 80, (1994), pp. 195-198
  2. ^ a b Biography (Bulgarian), MEYS