President of South Ossetia

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President of the Republic of South Ossetia
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Incumbent
Anatoly Bibilov

since 21 April 2017
ResidenceTskhinvali
Term length5 years, renewable once
Inaugural holderLyudvig Chibirov
Formation27 November 1996
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This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
South Ossetia
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The President of the Republic of South Ossetia is the de facto head of state of the partially recognized Republic of South Ossetia that is de jure part of Georgia. This is a list of the de facto presidents of the Republic of South Ossetia and the holders of the precursor to the office.

List of Heads of State of the de facto Republic of South Ossetia (1991–present)[edit]

Chairmen of the Supreme Council (1992–1994, Chairman of the State Nyhas)[edit]

Name
(Birth–Death)
Tenure Political Affiliation
Took Office Left Office
1 Torez Kulumbegov
(1938–2006)
10 October 1990 4 May 1991 Independent
2 Znaur Gassiev
(1925–2016)
4 May 1991 9 September 1992 Independent
3 Torez Kulumbegov
(1938–2006)
9 September 1992 17 September 1993 Independent
4 Lyudvig Chibirov
(1932–)
17 September 1993 27 November 1996 Independent

Presidents[edit]

Name
(Birth–Death)
Tenure Political Affiliation
Took Office Left Office
5 Lyudvig Chibirov
(1932–)
27 November 1996 18 December 2001 Independent
6 Eduard Kokoity
(1964–)
18 December 2001 10 December 2011 Unity Party
7 Vadim Brovtsev
(1969–)
President
11 December 2011 19 April 2012 Unity Party
8 Leonid Tibilov
(1951–)
19 April 2012 21 April 2017 Independent
9 Anatoly Bibilov
(1970 –)
21 April 2017 United Ossetia

Latest election[edit]

e • d Summary of the 9 April 2017 South Ossetian presidential election results
Presidential candidate Party votes %
Anatoliy Bibilov United Ossetia 17,736 54.80
Leonid Tibilov Independent 10,909 33.71
Alan Gagloyev 3,291 10.17
Against all 429 1.33
Invalid 1,447
Total number of votes cast 33,812 100.00
Turnout 42,459 79.63
Source: South Ossetia[dead link]

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