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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) was a South Ossetian politician. He was the former Prime Minister serving from August 1998 until June 2001. He was also Minister of Justice in Yury Morozov's cabinet. 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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