Worldwide Guide to Women in Leadership
Female Heads of the Parliament of B
ulgaria/Republika Bulgarya/Balgarija
(Female Suffrage for married women 1937, others 1944)

See also Bulgaria Ministers

Narodo Sobranie/ National Assembly

1954-58 Member of the Presidium Zhechka Dimitrova Zhecheva

1958-71 Member of the Presidium Rada Noeva Todorova

1962-66 Vice-President Svetla Daskolova

1966-71 1. Vice-President Rosa Smirna Vasileva Kortauova

1966-70 Member of the Presidium Prof. Rada Baleva

1970-74 1. Vice-President Ekaterina Auramova

1981-89 Vice-President Milena Stramboliiska

1981-(89) Vice-President Draza D. Vulcheva
Between 1977-81 Minister of Education,1979-81 Deputy Chair of the Council of Ministers

1991-94 1. Vice-President Snejana Damianova Botoucharova-Doitcheva
1992 Acting President (24.09-05.11)
Snejana Botoucharova (also spelled
Snezhana Botusharova) was judge 1979-80 and then Lawyer, MP 1990-94 and vice-President 1991-94   1994-98 Ambassador to USA and Judge at the European Court of Human Rights from 1998. (b. 1955-)

1995-97 Vice-President of the National Assembly Prof. Nora Kratchunova Ananieva
Between 1967-71 Deputy Chairperson of the City Council of Sofia, afterwards director of International Affairs of the University of Sofia,1990-91 Deputy Premier, since 1991 Parliamentary Leader of the Socialists.

Circa 2000-01 Vice-President of the National Assembly Petia Shopova

2000-09 Vice-President of the National Assembly Kamelia Kasabova
2005 Acting President (04.02-17.06)

2005-09 Rotating Deputy President of the National Assembly Ekaterina Mihaylova
2009-
13 Vice-President
A group of small parties in the Assembly agreed on sharing the postof Deputy Chairperson on a rotating principle. D
eputy Chairperson 1990-93 and Chairperson of the United Christian-Democratic Center 1993-94, Deputy Chairperson 1997-2001, Chairperson of the Parliamentary Group 1997-2004 Secretary General 2001-04 and of the Union of the Democratic Forces, Deputy-Chairperson from 2001 and
Chairperson of the Parliamentary Group of the Democrats for strong Bulgaria 2005, Vice-Chairperson of the same group 2005-09 and of the Blue Coalition from 2009. MP from 1991  (b. 1956-).

2005-09 Rotating Deputy President of the National Assembly Anastasia Moser
Chairperson of the Agrarian Union 1991-96, Co-Chairperson of the Parliamentary Group of the People's Union 1995-96, Chairperson since 1996 and Parliamentary Leader of an Agrarian Party 1996-2001, Co-Chairperson of the People's Union 1998-2001 Deputy Chairperson of the Parliamentary Group of the Union of Democratic Forces 2001-04, Co-Chairperson of Parliamentary Group of the People's Union, 2004-05 and Chairperson of its Parliamentary Group in 2005. (b. 1937-).

2005 Temporary Secretary of the National Assembly Silviya Todorova Stoitcheva
(b. 1970-).

2009-13 and 2014- President of the National Assembly Tsetska Tsacheva
Former Vice-President of the World Bank and MP from 2009.

2013-14 Vice-President of the National Assembly Maya Bozhidarova Manolova

2014- Vice-President of the National Assembly Rosita Yordanova Yanakieva-Kostadinova

 

Last update 11.11.14