Tömür Dawamat

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Tömür Dawamat (Uyghur: تۆمۈر داۋامەت ‎, ULY: Tömür Dawamet; Chinese: 铁木尔·达瓦买提; pinyin: Tiěmùěr Dáwǎmǎití; born June 1927 in Toksun, Xinjiang, China) was the chairman of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of the People's Republic of China from 1985 to 1993.[1]

Tomur is an ethnic Uyghur. He started his working career in May 1950 and later became the local leader from 1954 to 1964. He held high position in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region Revolution Committee from 1968 to 1979, and then became Chief of the People's Congress of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region before he took office as the chairman of Xinjiang in 1985. After his chairmanship, he was a member of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress.[2]


Preceded by
Ismail Amat
Chairman of Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region
Succeeded by
Abdul'ahat Abdulrixit