|Profession Russian Teacher|
Preceded by Hazret Sovmen
Name Aslan Tkhakushinov
Political party United Russia
Party United Russia
|Born December 7, 1947 (age 68)
Krasnodar Region, RSFSR, USSR (1947-12-07) |
Spouse(s) Lyudmila Ramazanovna Tkhakushinova
Similar People Mintimer Shaimiev, Sergey Shoygu, Yury Luzhkov
Prime Minister Vladimir Samozhenkov
Education Adyghe State University
Aslan(cheriy) Kitovich Tkhakushinov (Russian: Асланчерий Китович Тхакушинов; Adyghe: ТхьакIущынэ Аслъан Кытэ ыкъор [tħaːkʷʼəɕəna aːsɬaːn kəta əqʷar]; born July 12, 1947) is the former Head of the Republic of Adygea, Russia, and is an ethnic Adyghe.
Tkhakushinov was born in the aul of Ulyap in Krasnogvardeysky District and graduated in 1971 from the Adyghean State Pedagogical University. He obtained a degree in Sociology from the same university in 1977. He worked at the Maykop State Technical University from 1983 to 2006 becoming president of the university in 1994.
He was a deputy on Maykop City Council from 1981 to 1990. He was elected to the legislature of Adygea in 1990.
Tkhakushinov is active in meeting with the members of the Circassians diasporas, and trying to solve the problem of the Circassians compatriots living abroad. In December 2010, he issued a decree to elaborate a program to help resettling the compatriots living in diaspora, whom want to return voluntarily to the motherland
Tkhakushinov visited different countries with an effective Circassians diasporas, such as his visit to Jordan in 1997
He is married and has a son.