Nikolay Vasilyevich Fyodorov

Nikolay Vasilyevich Fyodorov
Nikolay Vasilyevich Fyodorov
Николай Васильевич Фёдоров
1st President of the Chuvash Republic
In office
September 22, 1995 – August 29, 2010
Succeeded by Mikhail Ignatyev
Personal details
Born September 5, 1958 (1958-09-05) (age 53)
Chedino, Chuvash ASSR, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Nationality Chuvash
Political party United Russia
Spouse(s) Svetlana Yuryevna Fyodorova
Profession Politician
Religion Russian Orthodoxy[citation needed]

Nikolay Vasilyevich Fyodorov (Russian: Никола́й Васи́льевич Фёдоров; b. May 9, 1958 in Chedino, Chuvash ASSR, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union) is a former President of the Chuvash Republic in Russia. He was the justice minister of Russia from July 14, 1991 to March 24, 1993 and was the President of Chuvash Republic from January 21, 1994 to August 2010. He was a supporter of market reforms and was reelected in 1998 and 2001.

Fyodorov opposed Russian President Boris Yeltsin's policies in Chechnya and Vladimir Putin's 2000 federal reform initiatives.[1]

He is an ethnic Chuvash. He is married and has one son and a daughter. His son Vasily is a lawyer. In addition to his native Chuvash, he speaks Russian and German.

Honours and awards

This article incorporates information from the equivalent article on the Russian Wikipedia.
  • Order of Merit for the Fatherland;
    • 3rd class (5 August 2003) - for outstanding contribution to strengthening Russian statehood and many years of diligent work
    • 4th class (9 May 1998) - for services to the state and a major contribution to socio-economic development of Chuvash Republic
  • Order of Honour (11 September 2008) - for outstanding contribution to the socio-economic development of the long and fruitful work
  • State Prize of the Russian Federation, 1999, for science and technology - for the revival of the historic part of the capital of Chuvashia - Cheboksary the city
  • Honorary Builder of the Russian Federation
  • Medal "For Services to the national health care"
  • Medal "75 years of civil defence"
  • Order "For Services to the Chuvash Republic" (29 August 2010)
  • Order of St. Sergius, 1st class
  • Order of the Holy Prince Daniel of Moscow, 1st class
  • Winner of the All-Russian legal award "Themis"
  • Title of "President of the Year - 2001" All-Russia public premium "Russian National Olympus"
  • 850th Anniversary of Moscow Medal
  • Medal of Merit in the conduct of national census
  • Medal "In memory of the 300th anniversary of St. Petersburg"
  • Medal in memory of Kazan 1000th anniversary
  • Medal in memory of the 200th anniversary of Russian Ministry of Justice
  • Medal "200 Years of the Russian Interior Ministry"


  1. ^ Robert W. Orttung; Danielle N. Lussier; Anna Paretskaya (2000). The republics and regions of the Russian Federation: a guide to politics, policies, and leaders. M.E. Sharpe. pp. 104–106. ISBN 9780765605597. Retrieved 27 January 2011. 


Political offices
Preceded by
President of Chuvashia
January 21, 1994–August 2010
Succeeded by
Mikhail Ignatiev

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