Merab Chigoev

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Merab Ilyich Chigoev
Мераб Ильич Чигоев
Prime Minister of South Ossetia
In office
August 1998 – June 2001
President Lyudvig Chibirov
Preceded by Aleksandr Shavlokhov
Succeeded by Dmitry Sanakoyev
Personal details
Born (1950-02-15) 15 February 1950 (age 64)
Leningor district, Soviet Union
Political party Communist Party of South Ossetia

Merab Ilyich Chigoev (Russian: Мераб Ильич Чигоев; Ossetian: Цгъойты Ильяйы фырт Мераб; born 15 February 1950 in Leningor district, South Ossetian Autonomous Oblast, Georgian SSR, Soviet Union[1]) is a South Ossetian politician and former Prime Minister, from August 1998 until June 2001.[1][2] He was also Minister of Justice in Yury Morozov's cabinet.[3]

Chigoev graduated from the Lomonosov Moscow State University in 1973.[1]

In the 2009 parliamentary election, Chigoev was a candidate for the Communist Party of South Ossetia.[4] Chigoev was number 8 on the list, and as the party received enough votes for 8 seats, Chigoev was entitled to a seat in the Parliament of South Ossetia.[5]


Office Incumbent
Prime Minister Merab Ilyich Chigoev
First Deputy Prime Minister Leonid Tibilov
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Evelina Gagloyeva
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence and Emergencies Dmitry Ivanovich Sanakoyev
Minister of Foreign Affairs Murat Kuzmich Dzhioev
Minister of Internal Affairs Alan Guchmazov

Source: [1]


Political offices
Preceded by
Aleksandr Shavlokhov
Prime Minister of South Ossetia
Succeeded by
Dmitry Sanakoyev