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Union of Free Democrats

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Union of Free Democrats
Съюз на свободните демократи
LeaderMilan Milanov
FoundedDecember 9, 2001
Split fromUnion of Democratic Forces
Political positionCentre-right[2] to right-wing[2]
National affiliationUnited Democratic Forces (2001)
Bulgarian People's Union (2005)
Bulgarian Rise (2022–)
National Assembly
0 / 240
European Parliament
0 / 17

The Union of Free Democrats (Bulgarian: Съюз на свободните демократи, Sajuz na svobodnite demokrati) is a conservative political party in Bulgaria, led by Stefan Sofiyanski. It contested the 2001 elections as part of the United Democratic Forces electoral alliance, which picked up 51 of 240 seats. It joined the Bulgarian People's Union, that at the 2005 Bulgarian parliamentary election won 5.7% of the popular vote and 13 out of 240 seats.


  1. ^ "APPENDIX A5" (PDF). European Social Survey. 2006. Retrieved 30 August 2022.
  2. ^ a b "Bulgarien im ersten Jahr der Regierung von Ex-König Simeon Sakskoburggotski". Konrad Adenauer Stiftung. 2001. Retrieved 30 August 2022.