Georgi Bliznashki

Georgi Bliznashki (Bulgarian: Георги Близнашки; born 4 October 1956) is a Bulgarian politician and a former Member of the European Parliament (MEP). He was a member of the Coalition for Bulgaria, part of the Party of European Socialists, and became and was an MEP from 1 January 2007 to June 2007 with the accession of Bulgaria to the European Union. He was born in Skravena, Sofia Oblast.

Georgi Bliznashki
Георги Близнашки
Georgi Bliznashki.jpg
53rd Prime Minister of Bulgaria
In office
6 August 2014 – 7 November 2014
PresidentRosen Plevneliev
Preceded byPlamen Oresharski
Succeeded byBoyko Borisov
Personal details
Born (1956-10-04) 4 October 1956 (age 64)
Skravena, Bulgaria
Political partyCommunist Party (Before 1990)
Socialist Party (Before 2014)
Independent (2014–present)
Other political
Coalition for Bulgaria
(Before 2014)

Expulsion from Socialist PartyEdit

Bliznashki was expelled from the BSP in March 2014 after he expressed disagreement with party policy.[1] On 6 August 2014 he was appointed to serve as a caretaker Prime Minister of Bulgaria. The Bliznashki Government ended with the election of a new government two months later.[2]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Bulgaria calls snap election for 5 October". BBC News. 6 August 2014. Retrieved 17 October 2019.
  2. ^ "Кабинетът "Близнашки" чист откъм агенти на ДС". 17 October 2014.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Plamen Oresharski
Prime Minister of Bulgaria

Succeeded by
Boyko Borisov