Merab Chigoev

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Merab Ilyich Chigoev
Мераб Ильич Чигоев
Prime Minister of South Ossetia
In office
August 1998 – June 2001
President Lyudvig Chibirov
Preceded by Aleksandr Shavlokhov
Succeeded by Dmitry Sanakoyev
Personal details
Born (1950-02-15)15 February 1950
Leningor district, Georgian SSR
Died 9 January 2016(2016-01-09) (aged 65)
Tskhinvali, South Ossetia
Political party Communist Party of South Ossetia

Merab Ilyich Chigoev (Russian: Мераб Ильич Чигоев; 15 February 1950 – 9 January 2016[1]) was a South Ossetian politician. He was the former Prime Minister serving from August 1998 until June 2001.[1][2] He was also Minister of Justice in Yury Morozov's cabinet.[3] He was born in Leningor district, South Ossetian Autonomous Oblast, Georgian SSR, Soviet Union.

Chigoev was killed in a car crash in Tskhinvali, South Ossetia on 9 January 2016 at the age of 65.

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