Znaur Gassiev

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Znaur Nikolaevich Gassiev
Гасситы Знауыр
Znaur Gassiev (2009)
1st Head of State of South Ossetia
In office
Preceded byNew office
Succeeded byTorez Kulumbegov
Chairman of Parliament for South Ossetia
In office
Preceded byStanislav Kochiev
Succeeded byStanislav Kochiev
Personal details
Born(1925-03-17)17 March 1925
Tskhinvali, South Ossetian Autonomous Oblast, Georgian SSR
Died6 March 2016(2016-03-06) (aged 90)
Tskhinvali, South Ossetia
Political partyUnity Party

Znaur Nikolaevich Gassiev (Ossetian: Гасситы Знауыр Znauyr Gassity, Georgian: ზნაურ გასიევმა, Russian: Знаур Николаевич Гассиев; 17 March 1925 – 6 March 2016)[1] 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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  1. (in Russian) Leaders of South Ossetia Archived 2011-09-28 at the Wayback Machine