Bogomil Bonev

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Birthday
18, 1957
Birthplace
Bulgaria
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
Bulgaria

About

After serving during the late 1990s as Bulgarian Minister of the Interior, this Communist-turned-Independent politician led an unsuccessful 2001 campaign for his country's presidency.

Before Fame

Before entering politics, he studied law at Sofia University and worked for a decade as a major crimes detective with the Sofia Police Directorate.

Trivia

In the late 1990s, he served the Petar Stoyanov government as National Security Secretary.

Family Life

In 2006, he married Bulgarian musician and television personality Nona Yotova.

Associated With

Before becoming President of Bulgaria in 2012, politician Rosen Plevneliev, like Bonev, held a ministerial position in the Bulgarian national government.