Mintimer Shaimiev( President of the Republic of Tatarstan)
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Biography Mintimer Shaimiev
Born January 20, 1937 in the village Anyakovo Aktanysh region of the Tatar Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic. He graduated from the Kazan Agricultural Institute (1959), majoring in mechanical engineering.
In 1959 - 1962 he. - Engineer, Chief Engineer Muslyumovsky repair and service station.
In 1962 - 1967 he. - Managing Menzelinsk district association "agricultural equipment".
In 1967 - 1969 he. - Instructor, deputy director of the agricultural department of the Tatar Regional Committee of the CPSU.
In 1969 - 1983 he. - Minister of Irrigation and Water Management of Tatarstan.
In 1983 - First Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Tatarstan.
In 1983 - 1985 he. - Secretary of Tatar Regional Committee of the CPSU.
In 1985 - 1989 he. - Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Tatarstan.
In 1989 - 1990 he. - First secretary of the Tatar Regional Committee of the CPSU.
In 1990 - 1991 he. - Chairman of the Supreme Council of Tatarstan.
. On June 12, 1991 - President of the Republic of Tatarstan.
. Since 1994 - deputy, then a member of the Federation Council of Federal Assembly of Russia (1994-2001), since 2000 - Member of the Presidium of the State Council of Russia.
. Co-Chair of the Supreme Council of the United Russia party.
. Mintimer Shaimiev - Academician of the Academy of Technological Sciences, an honorary Academician of International Informatization Academy, honorary professor of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations MFA Russia
. Honorary Member of the Presidium of the International Parliament of the World Confederation of Knights, working under the auspices of the UN.
. Winner of the International Prize of the Tatar people named Kul Gali, . laureate of the Union of Journalists of Russia "for open communication with the press", . National Award in the field of public relations "Silver Archer", . winner of the National Theater Prize of Russia "Golden Mask" prize "For the support of theatrical art of Russia" as a result of the season of 1997-98.,
. In 1998, the International Biographical Center of Cambridge (England) awarded Mintimer Shaimiev with the international title of "Man of the Year 1997/98".
. He has state awards: the Order of Lenin (1966), Order of Red Banner of Labor (1971), the Order of the October Revolution (1976), the Order of Friendship of Peoples (1987), the Order of Merit of the Fatherland "II-nd degree (1997 ) medals
. Honorary Diploma of the RF Government (1997).
. In 2001, UNESCO Director General Koichiro Matsuura awarded Mintimer Shaimiev with the silver medal after Avicenna for his great contribution to the preservation of cultural and historical values.
. In 2004, for his significant contribution to strengthening peace and friendly relations among peoples and the active assistance and support to Abkhazia Awarded "Ahdz-apsha" second degree.
. In 2004, awarded the Prize of "Russia's national Olympus" in nomination "President 2004".
. He is married and has two sons.
. The political credo - centrism, internationalism, the stability of interethnic relations, protection of human rights and all the people
. In people respected the competence, honesty, efficiency, common sense.
He loves literature, theater and fine arts, folk songs. Hobbies - skiing, chess, rowing, walking in the woods.