Rafiq Nishonov

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Rafiq Nishonov
Рафик Нишанов
12th First Secretary of the Communist Party of Uzbek SSR
In office
12 January 1988 – 23 June 1989
Preceded by Inomjon Usmonxo‘jayev
Succeeded by Islam Karimov
Personal details
Born (1926-01-15) 15 January 1926 (age 88)
Gazalkent, Soviet Union
(now Uzbekistan)
Political party Communist Party (1954-1989)

Rafiq Nishonovich Nishonov (Cyrillic Uzbek: Рафиқ Нишонович Нишонов; Russian: Рафик Нишанович Нишанов Rafik Nishanovich Nishanov) (born 1926) served as the twelfth First Secretary of the Communist Party of the Uzbek SSR.

Nishonov held this position for 17 months, from 12 January 1988 to 23 June 1989. His replacement was Islam Karimov. He also was Chairman of the Soviet of Nationalities from 1989 to 1991.

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Party political offices
Preceded by
Inomjon Usmonxo‘jayev
First Secretary of the Communist Party of the Uzbek SSR
1988 – 1989
Succeeded by
Islam Karimov