Alexander Zhukov

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
For the Russian oligarch, see Alexander Zhukov (businessman).
Alexander Zhukov
Александр Жуков.jpeg
First Vice Chairman of the State Duma
Assumed office
21 December 2011
Deputy Prime Minister of Russia
In office
9 March 2004 – 20 December 2011
President of the Russian Olympic Committee
Assumed office
2010
Preceded by Leonid Tyagachev
Personal details
Born (1956-06-01) 1 June 1956 (age 60)
Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
(now Russian Federation)[1]
Political party United Russia
Alma mater Harvard University,[2] MSU Faculty of Economics

Alexander Dmitriyevich Zhukov (Russian: Алекса́ндр Дми́триевич Жу́ков; born 1 June 1956)[1] is a Russian economist and politician. Zhukov was a member of the State Duma from 1994 to 2004. He is the First Deputy Chairman of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly and is also the current President of the Russian Olympic Committee.[3][4]

Education[edit]

Zhukov is an alumnus of Harvard University.[2]

Career[edit]

He is the president of the Russian Olympic Committee and became an IOC member at the 125th IOC Session in Buenos Aires in September 2013.[5]

Honours[edit]

References[edit]