Emomali Rahmon

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Emomali Rahmon
Эмомалӣ Раҳмон
Rahmon in 2017
3rd President of Tajikistan
Assumed office
16 November 1994
Acting: 19 November 1992 – 16 November 1994
Prime MinisterAbdumalik Abdullajanov
Abdujalil Samadov
Jamshed Karimov
Yahyo Azimov
Oqil Oqilov
Kokhir Rasulzoda
Preceded byRahmon Nabiyev
Leader of the People's Democratic Party
Assumed office
10 December 1994
Preceded byPosition established
Personal details
Emomali Sharipovich Rahmonov

(1952-10-05) 5 October 1952 (age 71)
Kulob, Tajik SSR, Soviet Union
Political partyPeople's Democratic Party (1994–present)
Spouse(s)Azizmo Asadullayeva
Children7 daughters
2 sons
Alma materTajik State National University

Emomali Rahmon (Tajik: Эмомалӣ Раҳмон, Emomalî Rahmon/Emomalī Rahmon; born 5 October 1952) is a Tajikistani politician. He has served as President of Tajikistan (or its equivalent post) since 1992.[1] His rule is commonly regarded as a dictatorship.[2][3]

During the early years of his presidency, Rahmon faced a civil war in which up to 100,000 people died. In 2013, he was elected to a fourth term in office.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Эмомали Рахмон: вехи политической биографии". Asia-Plus. Asia-Plus News Agency. 5 October 2016. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 20 May 2016.
  2. Avenue, Human Rights Watch | 350 Fifth; York, 34th Floor | New; t, NY 10118-3299 USA | (2018-12-18). "World Report 2019: Rights Trends in Tajikistan". Human Rights Watch. Retrieved 2019-09-19.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  3. Service, RFE/RL's Tajik (2015-12-11). "Tajik president and his family to get life-long legal immunity". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2019-09-19.

Other websites[change | change source]

Media related to Emomali Rahmon at Wikimedia Commons