Mikhail Ignatyev (politician)

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Mikhail Vasilyevich Ignatyev
Михаил Васильевич Игнатьев
Mikhail Ignatyev (2013-10-30).jpg
2nd Head of the Chuvash Republic
In office
29 August 2010 – 29 January 2020
Preceded byNikolay Fyodorov
Succeeded byOleg Nikolayev (Acting)
Personal details
Born(1962-01-08)8 January 1962
Malye Torkhany, Chuvash ASSR, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Died18 June 2020(2020-06-18) (aged 58)
Saint Petersburg, Russia
NationalityChuvash
Political partyUnited Russia
ProfessionLawyer

Mikhail Vasilyevich Ignatyev (Chuvash: Михал Ваçлин ывăл Йăкăнатьев, Mihal Vaślin yvӑl Jӑkӑnatjev; Russian: Михаи́л Васи́льевич Игна́тьев) (8 January 1962 – 18 June 2020) was a Chuvash politician. In 2010, he became the Head of the Chuvash Republic. On 29 January 2020, Russian President Vladimir Putin fired Ignatyev and replaced him with Oleg Nikolayev as acting head.[1]

Ignatyev died on 18 June 2020 after being hospitalized with COVID-19 in Saint Petersburg, Russia, aged 58.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Putin dismissed the head of Chuvashia, Mikhail Ignatiev, in connection with a loss of confidence". NewsRU (in Russian). 2020-01-29. Retrieved 2020-01-29.
  2. "Экс-глава Чувашии Михаил Игнатьев умер от коронавируса". Interfax.ru (in Russian). 18 June 2020. Retrieved 18 June 2020.