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prime minister , president of Mongolia

Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj, President of Mongolia, former prime minister.


Elbegdorj, Tsakhiagiin was born on March 30, 1963 in Zereg Som, Hovd Province, Mongolia.


Bachelor in Military Intel., Military Political Institute. Student, Harvard University, United States of America.


Machinist Erdenet copper mine, 1981—1982. Army service, 1982; military reporter Military School, Lvov, Ukraine, 1983—1988. Journalist Ulaan-Od (Ministry Defense newspaper), 1988—1990.

Member Coordinating Council Mongolian Democratic Union, 1989, leader, 1990. Founder, editor-in-chief Democracy Newspaper, 1990. Member of Parliament State Great Hural (Parliament), 1990—1994, 1996—2000, since 2008, vice-speaker, 1996—1998, leader, Democratic Union coalition, 1996—2000.

Member general council Mongolian National Democratic Party, since 1994, leader, since 1996. Chairman, state commission on rehabilitation Government of Mongolia, prime minister, 1998, 2004—2006, president, since 2009.