Eduard Kokoity

President of South Ossetia

Eduard Dzhabeyevich Kokoyty (Ossetian: Кокойты Джабейы фырт Эдуард, romanized: Kokojty Ĝabejy fyrt Edward; born 31 October 1964) is the former President of the partially recognized state South Ossetia.[note 1] His term in office lasted just under ten years, beginning December 2001 and ending December 2011.[1]

Eduard Kokoyty
Кокойты Эдуард
President of South Ossetia
In office
18 December 2001 – 10 December 2011
Prime MinisterGerasim Khugayev
Igor Sanakoyev
Zurab Kokoyev (Acting)
Yury Morozov
Boris Chochiev (Acting)
Aslanbek Bulatsev
Vadim Brovtsev
Preceded byLyudvig Chibirov
Succeeded byVadim Brovtsev (Acting)
Personal details
Born (1964-10-31) 31 October 1964 (age 59)
Tskhinvali, Georgian SSR, Soviet Union
(now de jure Georgia, de facto South Ossetia)
Political partyUnity Party
Spouse(s)Madina Tolparova

Notes change

  1. South Ossetia's status is disputed. It considers itself to be an independent state, but this is recognised by only a few other countries. The Georgian government and most of the world's other states consider South Ossetia de jure a part of Georgia's territory.

References change

  1. "Former KGB chief wins South Ossetia". The Daily Telegraph. 9 April 2012. Retrieved 20 August 2014.