Ivan Stefanov

Ivan Stefanov

1899 - 1980
Born: Varna

1919 - joined the Bulgarian Communist Party.

1920 – 1925 - member of the German Communist Party.

1924 - PhD in Public and Political Sciences in Berlin.

1925 – 1927 – member of the French Communist Party. Worked at the Soviet Representation in Berlin.

1925 – 1934 - worked in the central administration of the Statistic Bureau in Sofia; member of the Central Committee of the Bulgarian Communist Party.

1937 – 1945 – Professor in Statistics and Insurance. Governor of the Bulgarian National Bank.

1946 – 1949 - Minister of Finance in cabinets of Kimon Georgiev, Georgi Dimitrov, Vasil Kolarov. MP in the Grand National Assembly. Author of a number of scientific works.

1949 –sentenced to life imprisonment for activities opposing the Communist Party (the group of Traycho Kostov).

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