Georgi Atanasov (politician)

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Georgi Atanasov
Георги Атанасов
39th Prime Minister of Bulgaria
In office
21 March 1986 – 3 February 1990
Preceded byGrisha Filipov
Succeeded byAndrey Lukanov
Personal details
Born(1933-07-25)25 July 1933
Pravoslaven, Parvomay, Bulgaria
Died31 March 2022(2022-03-31) (aged 88)
Sofia, Bulgaria
Political partyBulgarian Communist Party (1947–1990)
Independent (1990–2022)

Georgi Ivanov Atanasov (Bulgarian: Георги Иванов Атанасов) (25 July 1933 – 31 March 2022) was a Bulgarian politician and military official. He was a leading member of the Bulgarian Communist Party. He was Prime Minister from 1986 to 1990. Atanasov supported the move to oust Todor Zhivkov as Chairman of the State Council.[1]

Atanasov died on 31 March 2022 in Sofia, Bulgaria at the age of 88.[2]

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