Born on 11th January 1892 in Kazanluk, died on 1st June 1971 in Sofia. Studied painting at the Art Industrial School in Sofia in the class of Prof. Ivan Mrkvichka and Prof. Ceno Todorov before 1914. Next year he studied art at the Art Academy in Paris in the class of Prof. Fernan Kormon. Since 1924 he is a lecturer and since 1929 a Professor for painting at the Art Academy in Sofia. Since 1911, he exhibited in Sofia, Prague, Vienna, Rome and Berlin. Between 1963 and 1967 he is a Chairman at the high Institute in Veliko Turnovo. Kozhuharov is regarded as the finest example of the Bulgarian Symbolism. He was famous for his battle and historical scenes as well as for his portraits. He decorated the Theaters in Stara Zagora and Sofia.
Kozhuharov visited Macedonia during the World War Two, where he painted at least one painting entitled “Girl from Ohrid 1941”, sold by the auction house Victoria, Sofia on 11.11.2011 ( lot number 7).