Worldwide Guide to Women in Leadership
Female Leaders of Bulgaria Parties

Also see Bulgaria Ministers

1989-94 Chairperson of the Radical Democratic Party Dr. Eleka Konstantinova
1994-? President of the Party

1990-93 Deputy Chairperson  of the United Christian-Democratic Center Ekaterina Ivanova Mihaylova
1993-97 Chairperson of the UCDC
1997-2001
Deputy Chairperson of the Union of the Democratic Forces
1997-2004 Chairperson of the Parliamentary Group of the UDF
2001-2004
Secretary general of the UDF and President of the UDF 
2001-2004 Deputy Chairperson of the Parliamentary Union of the UDF
2004-? Deputy Chairperson of  Democrats for strong Bulgaria
2005 Chairperson of the Parliamentary Group of the Union of Democrats for A Strong Bulgaria
2005-09 Vice-Chairperson of the Parliamentary
Group of the Union of Democrats for A Strong Bulgaria
2009-? Vice-Chairperson of the Parliamentary Group the Blue Coalition (Right-wing coalition)

MP from 1991,
Rotating Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly 2005-09 and Deputy Speaker from 2009 (b. 1956-).

1990 Secretary General of Conservative and Ecological Union Svetlana Grigorova Dynakova
1995 Party Chairperson
1997-2001 Deputy Chairperson of the Parliamentary Group of Union of Democratic Forces

1990-? Vice-President of the Democratic Party Zlatka Rousseva
Circa 1991-2001 Vice-Chairperson of the Parliamentary Group of the Union of Democratic Forces

1991-96 Chairperson of the Agrarian Union Anastasia Georgieva Dimitrova-Moser
1995-96 Co-Chairperson of the Parliamentary Group of the People's Union
1996-2001 Chairperson of the Agrarian Party (
BAPU-PU)
1996-2001 Parliamentary Leader of the Agrarian Party (BAPU-PU)
1998-2001 Co-Chairperson of the People's Union
2001-04 Deputy Chairperson of the Parliamentary Group of the Union of Democratic Forces
2004-05 Co-Chairperson of Parliamentary Group of the People's Union
2005 Chairperson of the Parliamentary Group
2005
Deputy Chairperson of Parliamentary Group of the People's Union
Rotating Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly 2005-09. (b. 1937-).


1994-circa 96 Co-Leader of the Women's Union Nora Anaieva

1994-circa 96 Co-Chairperson of the Patriotic Union Coalition Emilia Maslarova
2001-05 Deputy Chairperson of the Parliamentary Group of The Coalition for Bulgaria (Socialists)
Minister of Labour and Social Affairs 1990-91 and again from 2005. (b. 1948-).

1995-? Chairperson of Conservative and Ecological Party Svetlana Grigorova Dyankova
1997-2001 Vice-Chairperson of the Parliamentary Group of the Union of Democratic Forces

1995-2002 Deputy Chairperson of United Democratic Forces Nadezhda Nikolova Mikhailova
2001-04 Parliamentary Leader 
2002-04 Party Leader
2004-06 Leader of the Union of the Democratic Forces
2004-05 Parliamentary Leader of UDF
She was Chief of Liberal Party Foreign Affairs Department 1990-91. Government Spokesperson 1991-93 and Minister of Foreign Affairs 1997-2001. MEP from 2009 (b. 1962-).

Circa 1995 Spokesperson of BSP Elena Borislavova Poptodova-Petrova

1997-2001 Deputy Chairperson of the Parliamentary Group of the Euro Left Petya Borisova Shopova
2001-? Chairperson of the Republican Union
Elected on the party's Constituent Assembly in 2001.

2000 Interim Acting Chairperson of UDF Maria Ivanova Spasova-Stoyanova

2001 Chairperson of Movement for National Revival Vesela Atanasova Draganova-Ilieva
2001-02 Co-Chairperson of the Simeon II National Movement
2001-04 Deputy Chairperson of the Parliamentary Group 
2
007-09 Deputy Chairperson of the Parliamentary Group of National Movement for Stability and Progress
The umprella-organisation among others includes the party of ex-king Simeon II, who became premier under the name of Simoen Saxe-Koburg-Gotha. She had earlier been chairperson of The Bulgarian Women Party. In 2007 the SIINM changed it's name.

2001 Co-Chairperson of The Democratic Alliance Renata Indzhovka
She was Premier Minister 1994-95, Candidate for the post of Mayor of Sofia 1997 and Presidential Candidate in 2001. (b. 1953-).

2004-05 Chairperson of the Parliamentary Group of the United Democratic Forces Teodora Dimitrova Konstantinova-Gaydova

2005 Chairperson of the Parliamentary Group of the Union of Democrats for Strong Bulgaria 

2005-07 Chairperson of the Parliamentary Group of the Simeon II National Movement Anelia Mingova
Her name is also trancribed as Aneliya Yordanova Mingova

2008- Co-Chairperson of the Greens Denica Petrov

2011- Chairperson of the Bulgaria for Citizen Party Meglena Kuneva
Deputy Foreign Minister 2001-02, Minister of European Affairs 2002-06, EU-Commissioner 2007-11 and
Presidential Candidate in 2011. (b. 1957-)

2013- Chairperson of United Bulgaria liyana Raeva
A former Olympic gymnast, she founded the party

2016- Chairperson of the Socialist Party Kornelia Ninova
Korneliya Petrova Ninova was Deputy Minister of Economy 2005-09. In December, the President of the Republic, gave her the mandate to form a government but she immediately returned the mandate. (b. 1967-)
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Last update 23.06.13