Jabbor Rasulov

Jabbor Rasulovich Rasulov (Tajik: Ҷаббор Расулович Расулов) (Russian: Джабар Расулович Расулов) (July 10, 1913 – April 4, 1982) was First Secretary of the Communist Party of Tajikistan between April 12, 1961 and April 4, 1982.[1][2]

Jabbor Rasulov
First Secretary of the Communist Party of Tajikistan
In office
April 12, 1961 – April 4, 1982
Preceded byTursun Uljabayev
Succeeded byRahmon Nabiyev
Personal details
Born(1913-07-10)July 10, 1913
Khujand, Samarkand Oblast, Russian Empire
DiedApril 4, 1982(1982-04-04) (aged 68)
Dushanbe, Tajik SSR, USSR
Political partyCPSU (1934–1982)


Born on July 10, 1913 in the city of Khujand, Samarqand Region (now Tajikistan) to a working-class family. In 1934, he graduated from the Central Asian Cotton Institute. From 1934 to 1938, he worked as a cotton farmer at an agricultural station.

He was the head of Department, Deputy People's Commissar of Agriculture of the Tajik SSR from 1938 to 1941. Later, he served as the Commissioner of Agriculture of People's Commissariat for the USSR on Tajik SSR. In 1946, he was appointed as Tajik SSR Minister of Industrial Crops and later as Soviet Ambassador to Togo (1960-1961).[3]

He died in 1982 and was buried in Dushanbe.



  1. ^ "Tajikistan - The Postwar Period". March 1996. Retrieved 2009-04-10.
  2. ^ Neimatullo Safarov, Victor Novikov (2000). "Leaders of Tajikistan in XX-th century (1924 – 2000)". UNEP/GRID. Archived from the original on 2006-08-22. Retrieved 2006-08-11.
  3. ^ "Расулов Джабар Расулович" (in Russian).