President of Ichkeria
This is a list of Presidents of the unrecognised Chechen Republic of Ichkeria, a pro-independence movement that controlled most of Chechnya from 1991 to 1999 (see First Chechen War, Second Chechen War). Ichkeria's last Presidential elections were held in January 1997.
Presidents of Ichkeria
|#||Name||Took Office||Left Office||Political Party|
|1||Dzhokhar Dudayev||November 9, 1991||April 21, 1996
|All-National Congress of the Chechen People|
|April 21, 1996||February 12, 1997||Vainakh Democratic Party|
|3||Aslan Maskhadov||February 12, 1997||March 8, 2005
|Vainakh Democratic Party|
|4||Abdul-Halim Sadulayev||March 8, 2005||June 17, 2006
|5||Dokka Umarov||June 17, 2006||October 31, 2007||(None)|
On October 31, 2007, the separatist news agency Chechenpress reported that Dokka Umarov, the President of Ichkeria, had proclaimed the Caucasus Emirate and declared himself its Emir, thereby abolishing the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria and its presidency.