Alexander Alexandrovich Volkov

former President of the Udmurt Republic

Alexander Alexandrovich Volkov (Udmurt and Russian: Алекса́ндр Алекса́ндрович Во́лков; 25 December 1951 – 20 May 2017) was the President of the Udmurt Republic. As President, Volkov was the highest official in the Udmurt Republic, the head of the republic's highest executive body, and leader of its two million citizens.

Alexander Volkov
Алекса́ндр Алекса́ндрович Во́лков
Alexander Volkov, August 2012.jpeg
1st President of the Udmurt Republic
In office
3 November 2000 – 19 February 2014
Preceded byPost Established
Succeeded byAleksandr Solovyov
Personal details
Born(1951-12-25)25 December 1951
Bryansk, RSFSR, USSR
Died20 May 2017(2017-05-20) (aged 65)
Berlin, Germany
Political partyUnited Russia
Spouse(s)Nina Alexandrovna Volkova

Volkov took office November 3, 2000, for a five-year term after the first presidential elections in the Udmurt Republic took place on October 15, 2000. Befor the elections, Volkov was the speaker of the Udmurtia Republican Legislature.

Volkov died on 20 May 2017 in Berlin, Germany, where he was being treated at a clinic for cancer at the age of 65.[1]


  1. "Умер первый президент Удмуртии Александр Волков". Удмуртия (in Russian). 20 May 2017.

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