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Atanas Semerdzhiev

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Atanas Georgiev Semerdzhiev (21 May 1924 – 8 May 2015) was a Bulgarian politician. He served as the Vice President of Bulgaria from 1 August 1990 to 22 January 1992, under Zhelyu Zhelev. He was Army Chief of Staff from 1962 until the fall of communism in 1989. He was a member of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP).

Semerdzhiev was born near Velingrad. He was a soldier during World War II.

Semerdzhiev died on 8 May 2015, aged 90.[1]

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  1. "Bulgaria's Former Vice President Atanas Semerdzhiev Dies at 90". novinite.com. 8 May 2015. Retrieved 8 May 2015.