Figures of Plovdiv

Figures of Plovdiv

Ivan Chomakov, Dr. (born 1953)

Ivan Chomakov, Dr. (born 1953)

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Dr. Ivan Milkov Chomakov was born on October 15th, 1953, in Plovdiv. He graduated from the VMI Medical University of Plovdiv in 1979. In the period 1981 - 1997 he worked as an assistant professor in the Anaesthesiology Department of the VMI Medical University in Plovdiv. MP. In 1985 he specialised in Professor Chirkovs clinic of cardio-surgery. Dr.Chomakov has 23 scientific publications.

In 1997 he became a MP (representing the 16th election region of Plovdiv, at the 38th National Assembly) and a Regional leader of the Union of Democratic Forces in Plovdiv.

Mayor of Plovdiv for a second term (since 1999 on).

Д-р Теофил Груев (1884 - 1959)
Д-р Теофил Христов Груев е роден в Габрово през 1884 година. Баща му, Христо Груев Данов от Клисура, е първи братовчед на книгоиздателя Христо Груев Данов. За да не ги бъркат поради еднаквите имена, двамата решават да направят промени: по-големият остава Христо Г.Данов, а по-малкият – Христо Груев.
Ivan Andreev, professor
Ivan Andreev, professor
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Hristo Bonev (born 1947)
Hristo Bonev (born 1947)
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Hristo Bonev was born February 3, 1947 in Plovdiv. Between 1967 and 1979, Bonev played for the Bulgarian national team 96 times, scoring a record 47 goals. He played for his country at the 1970 and...
Georgi Tringov, Grandmaster of chess (7 March 1937 – 2 July 2000)
Grandmaster of chess, Georgi Tringov (7 March 1937 – 2 July 2000), was a Grandmaster of chess from Plovdiv, Bulgaria. He won the Bulgarian national chess championship in 1963 - the ...
Veneta Rangelova (born 1960)
Veneta Rangelova (born 1960)
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She was born on May 10th, 1960, in Plovdiv. Her début as a singer took place while she still was a high school student – she became the solo singer of the Pop-Music Band of the Plovdiv...
Ivan Spassov (1934-1996)
Ivan Spassov (1934-1996)
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Ivan Spassov (Jan. 17, 1934, Sofia, - Dec. 22, 1996, Plovdiv), composer, conductor, pedagogue...\r\nIvan Spassov graduated from the State Academy of Music in 1957, majoring in ...
Nayden Gerov (23.02.1823 - 09.10.1900)
Born in the educated Revival-period town of Koprivshtitsa, he quite early understood the great role of the well-organised school education to the spiritual development of Bulgarian nation. In the ...
Ivan Mrkvicka (1856-1938)
Ivan Mrkvicka (1856-1938)
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Prof. Ivan Mrkvicka (Ian-Vaclav Mrkvicka) - a major figure on Bulgarias post-Liberation art scene. Czech by origin, artist, professor of paiting. Studied in the Prague Academy of Arts and the ...
Yordan Kovachev  (1895 - 1966)
Yordan Kovachev (1895 - 1966)
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He was born in the town of Peshtera on October 18, 1895. He followed the footsteps of his lawyer father and after graduating high school in Plovdiv, he studied Law school. He settled in Plovdiv.
Asen Zlatev (born 1960)
Asen Zlatev (born 1960)
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Assen Zlatev was born on May 23, 1960, in the village of Tsarimir, Plovdiv Region. The reason for him to turn to the Vassil Levski Sports School in Plovdiv was probably the fact that he lost his fa...