Institute of Mathematics and Informatics Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
Pliska Studia Mathematica Bulgarica, Vol. 21, No 1, (2012), 5p-6p
Petar Radoev Popivanov was born on April 6, 1946 in Sofia. Traces of this branch of Popivanov’s are found in the late 1700’s in Lyaskovets, a small town near Veliko Tarnovo, the old capital of the second Bulgarian kingdom. In the family tree one finds in the last 200 years or so lawyers, men of learning, men of politics, military officers, physicians, priests. In particular, his father Radoy Popivanov (1913-2010) was a well known Bulgarian scientist in Biology and Immunogenetics and a Full Member of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS).