Faculty of Philosophy, University Skopje, 1957. Doctor of Science, University Skopje, 1969.
Journalist, Nova Makedonija newspaper, Skopje, 1956-1960; assistant lecturer philosophy, U. Skopje, 1961-1970; assistant professor philology, U. Skopje, 1970-1975; associate professor, U. Skopje, 1975-1979; professor, U. Skopje, since 1979; director Institute of Literature, U. Skopje, 1985-1989; dean faculty of philology, U. Skopje, 1977-1979; member senate, U. Skopje, since 1995. Director Seminaire of Macedonian Language, Ohrid, 1978-1983.
Delaware City Assembly of Skopje, 1970-1974. President Cultural/Ednl. Union, Skopje, 1967-1979.
Member Science Association Bitola, Journalists Association Skopje, Writers Association of Macedonia (honorary), Matica srpska.
Married Danica Krsto Ilievska, June 6, 1965. Children: Simon, Mile.