Natsagiin Bagabandi

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Natsagiin Bagabandi
Нацагийн Багабанди
Bagabandi in 2000
2nd President of Mongolia
In office
20 June 1997 – 24 June 2005
General Secretary Himself
Nambaryn Enkhbayar
Preceded by Punsalmaagiin Ochirbat
Succeeded by Nambaryn Enkhbayar
General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Mongolian People's Party
In office
7 February 1997 – 6 June 1997
President Punsalmaagiin Ochirbat (until 1997)
Premier Mendsaikhany Enkhsaikhan
Preceded by Nambaryn Enkhbayar
Succeeded by Nambaryn Enkhbayar
Personal details
Born Нацагийн Багабанди
(1950-04-22) April 22, 1950 (age 67)
Yaruu, Zavkhan, Mongolia
Nationality Mongolian
Political party Mongolian People's Party
Spouse(s) Azadsurengiin Oyunbileg[1]

Natsagiin Bagabandi (Mongolian: Нацагийн Багабанди; born April 22, 1950) is a Mongolian politician and the Director of Oyu Tolgoi LLC.[2]

Previously, he was the President of Mongolia from 1997 to 2005, and a member of the Mongolian People's Revolutionary Party.[3]

He became speaker of the State Great Khural in 1992 for four years, then ran for presidential elections in 1997, winning them. He won re-election in 2001.[4]

In the presidential elections on May 22, 2005, Nambaryn Enkhbayar was elected to succeed Natsagiin Bagabandi with 53.4 percent of the vote and took office in June.[5]



Party political offices
Preceded by
Nambaryn Enkhbayar
General Secretary of the Communist Party of Mongolia
Succeeded by
Nambaryn Enkhbayar
Political offices
Preceded by
Punsalmaagiin Ochirbat
President of Mongolia
Succeeded by
Nambaryn Enkhbayar