Anatoly Guzhvin

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Anatoly Petrovich Guzhvin
Анатолий Петрович Гужвин
Anatoly Guzhvin, April 2002.jpg
1st Governor of Astrakhan Oblast
In office
August 28, 1991 (1991-08-28) – August 28, 2004 (2004-08-28)
Succeeded by Alexander Zhilkin
Personal details
Born (1946-03-25)March 25, 1946
Akhtubinsk, Astrakhan Oblast, RSFSR, USSR
Died August 17, 2004(2004-08-17) (aged 58)
Sochi, Krasnodar Krai, Russia
Nationality Russian
Political party United Russia
Profession Electrical Engineer
Religion Russian Orthodox Church

Anatoly Petrovich Guzhvin (Russian: Анатолий Петрович Гужвин; March 25, 1946 – August 17, 2004) was a Russian politician and governor of Astrakhan Oblast [1]


Between 1988 and the breakup of the Soviet Union, Guzhvin was a regional deputy in the Soviet Supreme Council. He assumed the governorship of the Astrakhan Oblast region in 1991, and re-elected on December 11, 1996[1] He was a member of the United Russia party.


He died of a heart attack aged 58 while holidaying in the resort town of Sochi on the Black Sea.


  1. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2006-05-05. Retrieved 2006-02-14.