Born February 12, 1947 in g. Kazan. Son of the famous Tatar poet Sibgatov Hakim
He graduated from the Faculty of Physics of Kazan University. Candidate in Philosophy.
. He worked as head of the Department of Philosophy and Vice Rector for Research of the Kazan Institute of Culture.
. He then worked as deputy director of the ideological department of the Tatar republican committee of the CPSU.
. Since 1991 - State Counselor for Political Affairs, the President of Tatarstan M
. SH. Shaimiev.
. Since the end of 1993 - one of the leaders of the party "Unity and Progress", the editor of the party journal "Progress".
. Then - the director of the Institute of History of the Academy of Sciences of Tatarstan.
. In July 1999, helped create the movement "Tatarstan - new century."
. August 21, 1999 was elected a member of the executive committee of the political council of the movement "All Russia".
. 19 December 1999 was elected to the State Duma of the third convocation, but refused to mandate.
. Married, one daughter (1989).