Angel Marin

Engineer and

Vice President of the Republic of Bulgaria

BIOGRAPHICAL DATA

ANGEL MARIN

Personal:

Born in Batak on 8th January 1942
Married with two children and two grandchildren

Education:

1960 completed high school in Devin.
1960 - 1965 - Higher Military Artillery School in Shoumen, majoring in Ground Artillery;
Civilian degree in Radio Electronics Engineering.

1974 - 1978 - Military Artillery Academy in St. Petersburg (Leningrad). Graduated with distinction and a gold medal in "Command of Chief of Staff HQ and Operative-Tactical";
University degree in military education.

Career:

Started military career as Lieutenant-Engineer.

1965 - 1974 - occupied various positions in the Missile Force, including Commander of Missile Launcher Unit, Commander of Start Platoon and Commander of Start Battery.


1978 - 1980 - Commander of Separate Missile Division in Stara Zagora.

1882 - 1984 - Commander of Artillery Regiment in Stara Zagora.

1982 - 1987 - Chief of Missile Force and Artillery, Second Division in Stara Zagora

1987 - 1990 - Chief of Missile Force and Artillery, Third Army in Sliven

1990 - 1998 - Commander of Missile Force and Artillery of the Ground Force of the Bulgarian Armed Forces

1991 - promoted to Major General

1998 - dismissed from the Army due to disagreement with the manner of army reform. Retired.

November 2001 - elected Vice President of the Republic of Bulgaria in presidential elections

22 January 02 - took office as Vice President


Publications:

A book: The Last War

 

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