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Mukar Cholponbayev
Мукар Чолпонбаев
Chairman of the Legislative Assembly of Kyrgyzstan
In office
29 March 1995 – 15 November 1996
PresidentAskar Akayev
Prime MinisterApas Jumagulov
Succeeded byUsup Mukambayev
Minister of Justice
In office
PresidentAskar Akayev
Prime MinisterApas Jumagulov
Preceded byUsup Mukambaev
Succeeded byLarisa Gutnichenko
Personal details
Mukar Shaltakovich Cholponbayev

(1950-03-29)29 March 1950
Oruktu village, Issyk-Kul Region, Kyrgyz SSR, USSR (now Kyrgyzstan)
Died24 May 2020(2020-05-24) (aged 70)
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Mukar Shaltakovich Cholponbayev (Kyrgyz: Мукар Шалтакович Чолпонбаев; 29 March 1950 – 24 May 2020) was a Kyrgyzstani politician.


Cholponbayev was born on 29 March 1950 in Issyk-Kul Region, Kyrgyz SSR. He graduated from Kyrgyz National University in 1976. From 1984 to 1991, he served as Deputy Head of the Legal Department of the Supreme Council of the Kyrgyz SSR, and later was promoted to Head of the Legal Department.[citation needed]

After the collapse of the Soviet Union, from 1991 to 1993, he served as the Head of Department of Justice of Chuy Region, and Head of the Presidential Administration Department. Later, he served as Minister of Justice (1993–95),[citation needed] and the Chairman of the Legislative Assembly of Kyrgyzstan (1995–96).[1]

He died in Bishkek on 24 May 2020, after contracting COVID-19 during the COVID-19 pandemic in Kyrgyzstan.[2]


  1. ^ "Киргизия". Archived from the original on 2010-02-09. Retrieved 2010-02-09.
  2. ^ Ex-Speaker of Kyrgyz Parliament dies of Covid-19