Aslan Tkhakushinov

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Aslan Kitovich Tkhakushinov
Аслан Китович Тхакушинов
ТхьакIущынэ Аслъан Кытэ ыкъор
Aslan Tkhakushinov.jpg
3rd Head of the Republic of Adygea
In office
13 January 2007 – 12 January 2017
Prime Minister Vladimir Samozhenkov
Preceded by Hazret Sovmen
Succeeded by Murat Kumpilov
Personal details
Born (1947-12-07) December 7, 1947 (age 69)
Krasnodar Region, RSFSR, USSR
Nationality Adyghe
Political party United Russia
Spouse(s) Lyudmila Ramazanovna Tkhakushinova
Profession Russian Teacher
Awards Orden for Service III.png Order of Merit for the Fatherland
Orden of Honour.png Order of Honour (Russian Federation)
Znak teacher Russia.jpg Honored Teacher of the Russian Federation

Aslan(cheriy) Kitovich Tkhakushinov (Russian: Асланчерий Китович Тхакушинов; Adyghe: ТхьакIущынэ Аслъан Кытэ ыкъор [tħaːkʷʼəɕəna aːsɬaːn kəta əqʷar]; born July 12, 1947) is the former Head of the Republic of Adygea, Russia, and is an ethnic Adyghe.

Tkhakushinov was born in the aul of Ulyap in Krasnogvardeysky District and graduated in 1971 from the Adyghean State Pedagogical University. He obtained a degree in Sociology from the same university in 1977. He worked at the Maykop State Technical University from 1983 to 2006 becoming president of the university in 1994.

He was a deputy on Maykop City Council from 1981 to 1990. He was elected to the legislature of Adygea in 1990.

Tkhakushinov is active in meeting with the members of the Circassians diasporas, and trying to solve the problem of the Circassians compatriots living abroad. In December 2010, he issued a decree to elaborate a program to help resettling the compatriots living in diaspora, whom want to return voluntarily to the motherland[1]

Tkhakushinov visited different countries with an effective Circassians diasporas, such as his visit to Jordan in 1997[2][3][4]

He is married and has a son.


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Preceded by
Hazret Sovmen
President of the Republic of Adygea
January 13, 2007 –January 12, 2017 
Succeeded by
Murat Kumpilov