First President of Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan (formerly the Kirgiz Soviet Socialist Republic, or Kirgiziya) proclaimed its independence from the Soviet Union on August 31, 1991, and Askar Akayev, democratic reformer became the President of Kyrgyzstan. Continue reading

President of Moldova

Mircea Snegur became the first President of Moldova, on August 27th 1991, once Moldova became fully independent. Continue reading

Title: First President of Azerbaijan

Ayaz Mutalibov, the leader of the Communist Party of Azerbaijan, became president when Azerbaijan declared its independence in August 1991. Continue reading

President of Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan in 1991 declared its independence from the Soviet Union. Continue reading

Boris Nikolayevich Yeltsin

Boris Nikolayevich Yeltsin (/ˈjɛltsɪn/;[3] Russian: Бори́с Никола́евич Е́льцин; IPA: [bɐˈrʲis nʲɪkɐˈlaɪvʲɪtɕ ˈjelʲtsɨn] ; (1 February 1931 – 23 April 2007) was a Soviet and Russian politician and the first President of the Russian Federation, serving from 1991 to 1999. Continue reading

Woman to become president of Malta

First woman elected as president of Malta happened on February 16, 1982. Continue reading

Yasser Arafat

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First President of Djibouti

Hassan Gouled Aptidon was elected to the presidency of Djibouti in 1981 and again in 1987. Continue reading

First President of the Palestinian Authority

On January 20th 1996, about 1 million Palestinians participated in a vote, of which over 88 percent of the vote in favour Continue reading

Albert John Mvumbi Luthuli, first African to receive Nobel Prize for Peace

First African presented the Nobel Prize for Peace was in 1960
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