Magomedali Magomedov

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Magomedali Magomedov
Магомедали Магомедович Магомедов
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Magomedov in 2000 (left)
1st President of Dagestan
In office
26 July 1994 – 20 February 2006
Preceded by Position established
Succeeded by Mukhu Aliyev
Personal details
Born (1930-06-15) 15 June 1930 (age 87)
Levashi, Dagestan ASSR, RSFSR, USSR
Nationality Dargin
Political party Communist Party of the Soviet Union
(???-1991)
Spouse(s) Zulgizhat Magomedova
Children 6
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Magomedali Magomedovich Magomedov (Russian: Магомедали Магомедович Магомедов) was chairman of the State Council of the Republic of Dagestan[1] from 1987 to 2006.

Biography[edit]

He was born on 15 June 1930, in Levashi, Levashinsky district, Republic of Dagestan.

He graduated from the Dagestan Teachers Institute in 1952, and in 1968 from the Dagestan Institute of Agriculture.

He became chairman of the Council of State in 1987 under the Soviet system, and was one of the few leaders to keep his post in the post-Soviet Russian Federation. On 26 July 1994, he was elected Chairman of the State Council of Dagestan. On 26 June 1998, he was re-elected to the same post, and on 25 June 2002, again for the third time. He resigned on 19 February 2006, for unclear reasons, and was replaced two days later by Mukhu Aliyev. He is married and he has six children. He is also the father of Magomedsalam Magomedov, who served as president of Dagestan from 2010 to 2013.

Honours and awards[edit]

  • Order of Merit for the Fatherland;
    • 1st class (15 June 2005) – for outstanding contribution to strengthening Russian statehood, friendship and cooperation between nations
    • 3rd class (24 April 2000) – for outstanding contribution to strengthening Russian statehood, friendship and cooperation between nations
  • Order of Honour (27 June 1995) – for his great personal contribution to strengthening and development of Russian statehood, friendship and cooperation between peoples
  • Order of October Revolution
  • Order of the Red Banner of Labour, twice
  • Order of the Badge of Honour
  • Diploma of the Russian Federation Government (14 June 2000) – for his great personal contribution to the socio-economic development of the Republic of Dagestan, a long and conscientious work in connection with the 70th anniversary of the birth

References[edit]

  1. ^ Womack, Helen (30 September 1999). "Road to peace blocked for Chechen president". The Independent. Retrieved 11 February 2011.