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Rakhat Aliyev
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Aliyev in April 2007
Kazakhstan Ambassador to Austria, Macedonia, Serbia, Slovenia
In office
21 June 2002 – July 2005
Kazakhstan Ambassador to Austria
In office
9 February 2007 – 26 May 2007
Personal details
Born
Rakhat Mukhtaruly Aliyev
Рахат Мұхтарұлы Әлиев

(1962-12-10)10 December 1962
Alma-Ata, Kazakh SSR, USSR
Died 24 February 2015(2015-02-24) (aged 52)
Vienna, Austria
Cause of death hanging
Nationality Kazakhstan
Spouse(s) Dariga Nazarbayeva (d. 2007)
Elnara Shorazova (m. 2007)
Children three children (with Nazarbayeva)
Nurali Rakhatovich (b. 1985)
Aisultan Rakhatovich (b. 1990)
Venera Rakhatovna (b. 2000)
Education Law degree, 1997; Ph.D economics, 2005
Occupation diplomat, politician, businessman
Known for arrests for murder, kidnapping, money laundering

Rakhat Mukhtaruly Aliyev (Kazakh: Рахат Мұхтарұлы Әлиев; 10 December 1962 – 24 February 2015) was a senior official of the government of Kazakhstan. He died in an Austrian prison awaiting trial on charges of murder. His trial was planned to start in Vienna in first half of year 2015. He was chief of Kazakhstan's tax police, deputy chief of the KNB state security service (Kazakhstan's successor to the Soviet KGB), ambassador to Austria, and first vice foreign minister.


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