Ivan Kostov

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Ivan Kostov
Иван Костов
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47th Prime Minister of Bulgaria
In office
21 May 1997 – 24 July 2001
PresidentPetar Stoyanov
Preceded byStefan Sofiyanski (Acting)
Succeeded bySimeon Sakskoburggotski
Personal details
Born (1949-12-23) 23 December 1949 (age 70)
Sofia, Bulgaria
Political partyUnion of Democratic Forces,
Democrats for a Strong Bulgaria
Spouse(s)Elena Kostova
Alma materUniversity of National and World Economy, Sofia University
ProfessionEconomist

Ivan Yordanov Kostov (Bulgarian: Иван Йорданов Костов) (born 23 December 1949) is a Bulgarian politician. He was the 47th Prime Minister of Bulgaria in office from May 1997 to July 2001. He was leader of the Union of Democratic Forces (UDF) between December 1994 and July 2001.

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