Tömür Dawamat

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Tömür Dawamat (left) in November 1964

Tömür Dawamat (Uyghur: تۆمۈر داۋامەت‎, ULY: Tömür Dawamet; Chinese: 铁木尔·达瓦买提; pinyin: Tiěmù'ěr Dáwǎmǎití; June 16, 1927[1] in Toksun, Xinjiang, China – December 19, 2018) was the chairman of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of the People's Republic of China from 1985 to 1993.[2]

Tömür was an ethnic Uyghur. He started his working career in May 1950 and later became the local leader from 1954 to 1964. He held a high position in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region Revolution Committee from 1968 to 1979 and then became Chief of the People's Congress of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region before he took office as the chairman of Xinjiang in 1985. After his chairmanship, he was a member of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress.[3]

Tömür Dawamat died on December 19, 2018 at the age of 91.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://cpc.people.com.cn/GB/64093/64387/12094952.html
  2. ^ 历任政府领导
  3. ^ 铁木尔·达瓦买提简历
  4. ^ "铁木尔·达瓦买提同志逝世,享年92岁". The Paper. 2018-12-19. Retrieved 2019-02-08.
Preceded by
Ismail Amat
Chairman of Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region
1985–1993
Succeeded by
Abdul'ahat Abdulrixit