Yegor Gaidar

Russian economist (1956-2009)

Yegor Timurovich Gaidar (Russian: Его́р Тиму́рович Гайда́р; 19 March 1956 – 16 December 2009)[1] was a Soviet and Russian economist, politician, and author. He was the Acting Prime Minister of Russia from 15 June 1992 to 14 December 1992.

Yegor Gaidar
Егор Гайдар
Gaidar in 2008.
Prime Minister of Russia
In office
15 June 1992 – 15 December 1992
PresidentBoris Yeltsin
Preceded byBoris Yeltsin
Succeeded byViktor Chernomyrdin
First Deputy Prime Minister of Russia
In office
18 September 1993 – 20 January 1994
PresidentBoris Yeltsin
Prime MinisterViktor Chernomyrdin
Preceded byVladimir Shumeyko
Succeeded byOleg Lobov
In office
2 March 1992 – 15 December 1992
Prime MinisterBoris Yeltsin
Himself as Acting Prime minister
Preceded byGennady Burbulis
Succeeded byVladimir Shumeyko
1st Minister of Economy and Finance of the RSFSR
In office
11 November 1991 – 19 February 1992
PresidentBoris Yeltsin
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byPosition abolished
1st Minister of Finance of Russia
In office
19 February 1992 – 2 April 1992
PresidentBoris Yeltsin
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byVasily Barchuk
Chairman of Democratic Choice of Russia
In office
Personal details
Yegor Timurovich Gaidar

(1956-03-19)19 March 1956
Moscow, RSFSR, Soviet Union
Died16 December 2009(2009-12-16) (aged 53)[1]
Odintsovo raion, Moscow Oblast, Russia
Political partyUnion of Rightist Forces (2001—2008)
Other political
Communist Party of the Soviet Union (1980—1991)
Democratic Choice of Russia (1994—2001)
Spouse(s)Irina Smirnova (div.)
Maria Strugatskaya
Alma materLomonosov Moscow State University

References change

  1. 1.0 1.1 RIA Novosti Anton Denisov. "Post-Soviet reform architect Gaidar dies aged 53 | Top Russian news and analysis online | 'RIA Novosti' newswire". Archived from the original on 17 December 2009. Retrieved 17 December 2009.

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