President of the Kazakh SSR (1990-1991). The first President of the Republic of Kazakhstan from December 16, 1991 to March 20, 2019. Chairman of the Assembly of the People of Kazakhstan (1995-2021). Chairman of the Nur Otan party (2007-2021). Chairman of the Security Council of the Republic of Kazakhstan (1991-2022). Member of the Constitutional Council of Kazakhstan (since 2019).
The record holder for the length of time in power in the post-Soviet space - the leader of Kazakhstan from June 22, 1989 (until April 24, 1990 as the first secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Kazakhstan) to March 19, 2019, or 29 years 8 months and 26 days. Bearer of the official title of the First President of the Republic of
Kazakhstan - Elbasy (Leader of the Nation) s
ince 2010.In March 2019, he resigned from the presidency amid anti-government protests and was succeeded by Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, a close ally of Nazarbayev, who overwhelmingly won the following snap presidential elections in June 2019. He is immune from any criminal prosecution and continued to serve as the Assembly of People of Kazakhstan and Nur Otan Chairman until 2021. Nazarbayev is also a member of the Constitutional Council and an honorary member of the Senate of Kazakhstan, and was chairman of the Security Council until his dismissal from that post in response to the 2022 Kazakh protests.
Нурсултан Назарбаев, Диктаторы
September 5, 2018