Tursun Uljabayev

Tursun Uljabayevich Uljabayev (Russian: Турсунбай Ульджабаевич Ульджабаев; Tajik: Турсун Ӯлҷабоев; Uzbek: Турсунбой Ўлжабоевич Ўлжабоев) (1 May 1916, Ghafurov, Ghafurov District, Sughd province, Tajikistan – 31 May 1988, Dushanbe, Tajikistan) was First Secretary of the Communist Party of Tajikistan between May 24, 1956 and April 12, 1961.[1]

Later life and deathEdit

In 1961 he was accused of falsifying official documents related to cotton production and expelled from the Communist Party. He went on to work as a farm director and retired in 1986. He died in Dushanbe on 31 May 1988.


  1. ^ Neimatullo Safarov, Victor Novikov (2000). "Leaders of Tajikistan in XX-th century (1924–2000)". UNEP/GRID. Retrieved 2006-08-11.