Born Dec. 9, 1946 Graduated from the Agricultural College, and in 1968 - military-political school in 1979 - Faculty, Rostov State University.
Worked since 1964 tractor Stud im.Budennogo, in 1966-1971 he served in the Army, was a political worker. Lieutenant. In the years 1971-1973 - Engineer of lifting equipment in the factory of agricultural machinery in the Rostov region.
In 1973 he worked in high school master apprenticeship, military leader.
In 1973-1990 - a teacher, deputy director of the agricultural college in p.Gigant Rostov region, was Party secretary college.
He was a member of the CPSU from 1968 until August 21, 1991.
In the spring of 1990, he was elected people's deputy of Russia's 617 Sal territorial constituency (Rostov region), won the first round of voting (51.46%).
On the I Congress of People's Deputies was a member of the Supreme Council.
October 2, 1991 was replaced by Vladimir Isakov as chairman of the Council of the Republic of armed forces of Russia
. 23 September 1993 Yeltsin decree was appointed chairman of the Central Electoral Commission for elections to the State Duma of the Federal Assembly
. In April 1994 he was invited as an observer at the first elections in South Africa in the highest legislative body of the country
In August 1994, Ryabov
, among other politicians, was awarded the medal "Defender of Free Russia".
March 21, 1995. Nikolai Ryabov
was reelected chairman of the Central Election Commission of Russia. Dossier on Ryabova NT