Born October 30, 1948 in a. Aydynbulag Nukha district of Azerbaijan SSR. Russian.
. In 1973 he graduated from the Faculty of History, Rostov State University, in 1989 - the journalism faculty of Moscow State University (MSU) and graduate of Moscow State Pedagogical Institute (Moscow State Pedagogical Institute), he
. V. I. Lenin, "History".
. In 1966 - worker.
. In 1967 - 68 - correspondent of the regional newspaper.
. In 1968 - 72 - head of department editorial board of the regional newspaper.
. In 1969 - 73 - Member of the Bureau, part-time Secretary of the Communist League.
. In 1972 - 73 - a history teacher.
. In 1973 - 74 - served in the army.
. In 1974 - 76 - a history teacher in high school.
. In 1976 - 78 - correspondent, chief of department editorial board of the regional newspaper.
. In 1978 - 83 - correspondent, chief reporter, chief of department editorial regional newspaper.
. In 1979 - 88 - executive secretary of the regional organization of the Union of Soviet Journalists.
. In 1983 - 92 - Vice-Chairman oblteleradiokomiteta
. Since 1994 - Member of the editorial board of "Literary Adygea.
. In 1985 - 90 - People's Deputy Maikop City Council.
. In 1986 in the post management officer Regiment Civil Defense participated in the aftermath of the Chernobyl disaster.
. 1992 - 95 - deputy chairman of state broadcasting company of the Republic of Adygea.
. 1991 - 93 - People's Deputy of the Supreme Council of the Republic of Adygea.
. Since November 1993 - Member of the Legislative Assembly (Khase) - Parliament of the Republic of Adygea.
. Since June 1995 - Deputy Chairman of Parliament of the Republic of Adygea.
. 17 December 1995 was elected to the Council of State - Khase Republic of Adygea
. He was elected chairman of the State Council.
Since January 1996 - Member of the Federation Council's position.
He is fond of mountain hiking, basketball, swimming. Speaks German.
Author of several books. Honored Journalist of the Republic of Adygea.
Married. Wife - teacher. He has a son and a daughter.