Islam Karimov

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Islam Karimov

Islam Abduganievitj Karimov (30 January 1938 – 2 September 2016) was the first President of Uzbekistan from 1990 to 2016.

On 29 August 2016 he was reported to be in intensive care, after suffering a stroke.[1]

It was announced that Karimov died on 2 September 2016.[2] The government confirmed the news later that day.[2]

Bibliography[change | change source]

  • Bohr, Annette Uzbekistan: Politics and Foreign Policy London: Royal Institute of International Affairs (1998) ISBN 1-86203-081-2
  • Schatz, Edward (2006). "Access by Accident: Legitimacy Claims and Democracy Promotion in Authoritarian Central Asia". International Political Science Review. 27 (3): 263–284. doi:10.1177/0192512106064463. JSTOR 20445055.

References[change | change source]

  1. "President Islam Karimov of Uzbekistan Suffers Brain Hemorrhage, Daughter Says". The New York Times. 29 August 2016. Retrieved 2 September 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Islam Karimov: Uzbekistan president's death confirmed". BBC. 2016-09-02. Retrieved 2016-09-02. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)