Merab Chigoev
 


 

Age: 65



Summary:
former prime minister of South Ossetia (a disputed region in Georgia which has been recognized as a de facto independent state that controls its claimed territory in part with the support of Russian troops and another three UN members) from 1998 to 2001 who was a candidate for the Communist Party of South Ossetia in the 2009 parliamentary election as the party received enough votes for 8 seats in the Parliament of South Ossetia, and who was also a justice minister in the cabinet of former South Ossetian prime minister Yury Morozov.




Cause of Death: Car accident



Born: February 15, 1950


 
Died: January 9, 2016



Location:
Tskhinvali, Georgia