Alexander Bozhkov

Alexander Bozhkov (Bulgarian: Александър Божков) (August 9, 1951 – August 23, 2009) was Deputy Prime Minister and Industry Minister of Bulgaria from 1997 to 1999. Bozhkov played a major part in setting the general parameters of the economics policy of the Ivan Kostov government and was influential in instituting privatization.[1] He was born in Sofia and died there on August 23, 2009 after years of prolonged illness, most recently cancer. He was 58.[2]