Alexander Yordanov Alexandrov
Alexander Yordanov was born on 13 February 1952 in Varna.
He is a Bulgarian Philology graduate from the Higher Pedagogical Institute in Shoumen.
1979 - post-graduate student at the Insatiate of Literature, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.
1986 - he defended a thesis on the "Literary Criticism on Bulgarian Modernism"; research fellow at the Institute of Literature, BAS.
1990 - editor-in-chief of the "Vek 21" weekly.
Since  December 1989 he has been member of the RDP and its vice president until June 20, 1993, when at its 25th Congress he was elected leader of the RDP.
1991 - 1993 - deputy leader of the  UDF.
1990 - 1991 - MP from the UDF in the Grand National Assembly and member of the Committee for Culture and the Committee for Science and Education.
MP and Chairman of the 36th National Assembly. 
  • 1991 - 1992 - leader of the parliamentary group of the UDF in the 36th National Assembly.
  • 1991 - 1994 - chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee in the 36th National Assembly.
MP in the 37th and 38th National Assemblies from the UDF list.
1998 - Bulgaria's Ambassador to Poland.
1999 - by a presidential decree he was also appointed Ambassador to Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia.

2001 - appointed Ambassador to Macedonia.

Alexander Yordanov is the author of over 200 scholarly publications in various journals. He has also written the books "Personalities and Ideas" /1986/, "In the Shadow of Words" /1989/, "Own-Alien Modernism" /1993/, "Hope Versus Languid Time" /1993/.
Married, with two children.
He speaks Russian, French and Polish.


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