Znaur Nikolaevich Gassiev
|1st Head of State of South Ossetia|
|Preceded by||New office|
|Succeeded by||Torez Kulumbegov|
|Chairman of Parliament for South Ossetia|
|Preceded by||Stanislav Kochiev|
|Succeeded by||Stanislav Kochiev|
|Born||17 March 1925|
Tskhinvali, South Ossetian Autonomous Oblast, Georgian SSR
|Died||6 March 2016 (aged 90)|
Tskhinvali, South Ossetia
|Political party||Unity Party|
Znaur Nikolaevich Gassiev (Ossetian: Гасситы Знауыр Znauyr Gassity, Georgian: ზნაურ გასიევმა, Russian: Знаур Николаевич Гассиев; 17 March 1925 – 6 March 2016) was a South Ossetian politician. He was one of the leaders of the South Ossetian independence movement in the early 1990s. He served as the first President of South Ossetia from 1991 through 1992.
Gassiev died on 6 March 2016 in Tskhinvali. He was aged 90.
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