Alexander Girginov

Picture of Alexander Girginov

Citizenship: Bulgaria


He received a Doctor of Laws in the University of Leipzig. He worked as a lawyer, a specialist in public law, political writer, author of works on the political history of Bulgaria the twentieth century. A prominent figure in the Democratic Party, has consistently adhered to the liberal, in the 1920s was one of the main opponents of the party became part of the political union "Democratic conspiracy" nahodivsheggosya in power in 1923-1931. He was a deputy of the 14th (1908-1911), 16th (1913), 17th (1914-1919), the 18th (1919-1920), the 19th (1920-1923), 20th (1923 ) 21 (1923-1927), 22th (1927-1931) and the 23th (1931-1934) Ordinary folk sobraniya.Kak one of the leaders of the Democratic party was a member of the People`s bloc won parliamentary elections in 1931. from June 29 to October 12, 1931 was finance minister in the government of the Democratic party leader Alexander Malinov, from 12 October 1931 to 19 May 1934 - Minister of internal Affairs and Public health in the government of another leader of the Democrats Nikola Mushanova. After the coup of September 19, 1934 was in opposition. During the Second World War was a supporter of Bulgaria`s neutrality, he refused to join the Fatherland Front, in which Communists played a significant role. From 2 to 9 September 1944 he was part of Constantine Muravieva government as Minister of Finance and Managing Department of Commerce, Industry and Labour.

After the overthrow of the government Muravieva appeared before the so-called People`s Court in 1945 and was sentenced to one year in prison, which ruled him out of political life in the period of approval from the government of the Fatherland Front government (in 1996 the Supreme Court overturned the verdict). In September 1945 he was released from prison and returned to active duty as part of the Democratic Party, he edited the party newspaper "Banner", was in opposition to the government. In October 1947 he was sent to the province, from 1949 lived in the town of Dulovo. Viyune 1951 he was arrested and sent to a camp in Belene, refused to cooperate with public security organs that may have contributed to his release of the. He died in the camp.


* Parliamentarism and the coming to power. (1907).

* Responsibility for the pre-war period and the opinion of the Democratic Party. (Otgovornostite in navecherieto on voynata and stanovischeto on Demokraticheskata Party; 1919).

* The political system in Bulgaria. (1921).

* Cabinet Malinova-Kosturkova in 1918. (1922).

* Bulgaria before the Great War. (1923).

* People`s disaster. War of 1912-1913. (1926).

* Tests in the war. 1915-1918. (1936).