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Sholban Kara-ool

Sholban Kara-ool
Шолбан Валерьевич Кара-оол
Kara-ool (right) in a meeting with Vladimir Putin
2nd Chairman of the Government of Tuva
Assumed office
6 April 2007
Preceded by Sherig-ool Oorzhak
Personal details
Born (1966-07-18) July 18, 1966 (age 48)
Choddura, Ulug-Khemsky District, Tuva ASSR, RSFSR, USSR
Nationality Tuvan
Children 3
Profession Engineer
Religion Tengriism

Sholban Valeryevich Kara-ool (Russian: Шолбан Валерьевич Кара-оол), born 18 July 1966 in Choduraa, Tuva, is a Tuvan politician and is the current Chairman of the Government of Tuva.[1]


Kara-ool was born on July 18, 1966 in the village Choduraa Ulug-Khem district of Tuva ASSR, and has spent most of his life in Tuva. He spent several years as a sports instructor, eventually taking up Engineering.

Personal Life

Kara-ool is married, and has three children. In addition to his native Tuvan, he is fluent in Russian and German.


Political offices
Preceded by
Sherig-ool Oorzhak
Chairman of the Government of Tuva
Succeeded by
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