First Lady of Turkmenistan
Türkmenistanyň birinji hanymy
Incumbent
Unknown (wife of Serdar Berdimuhamedow)
ResidenceOguzkhan Presidential Palace
SeatAshgabat
PrecursorFirst Lady of the Turkmen SSR
Inaugural holderMuza Niyazova
Formation2 November 1990

The First Lady of Turkmenistan (Turkmen: Türkmenistanyň birinji hanymy) is the title attributed to the wife of the President of Turkmenistan.

First ladies of Turkmenistan

Muza Niyazova

Main article: Muza Niyazova

Muza Alekseýewna Niýazowa is the widow of the first president, Saparmyrat Nyýazow,[1] with whom she had two children. An ethnic Russian, her husband distanced himself from her as he did not care to become an example of interethnic marriages in a position of power.[2]

Ogulgerek Berdimuhamedova

Ogulgerek Atayewna Berdimuhamedowa was the wife of the 2nd president Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov. In 2021, during the visit of President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the first official photo of the Berdimuhamedova was taken.[3] On 30 May 2022, Ogulgerek Berdimuhamedova was awarded the title of "Honored Carpet Weaver of Turkmenistan" for her many years at the carpet factory in the city of Geoktepe.[4][5]

Serdar Berdimuhamedov's Wife

Serdar Berdimuhamedow has been married since 2001. Nothing is known about the name and biography of his wife, but there are rumors according to which, like his mother, his wife is also named Ogulgerek.[6]

References

  1. ^ Муза Ниязова: “Не получилась у нас совместная жизнь” - - МК // Moskovskij Komsomolets
  2. ^ "Ниязов: "После моей смерти памятники мои разрушат, портреты на деньгах уничтожат" // Наследники, перстни, внебрачный преемник - Компромат.Ру / Compromat.Ru". www.compromat.ru. Retrieved 18 December 2022.
  3. ^ KHARIZOV, Ruslan (November 28, 2021). "Photo of first lady of Turkmenistan published for the first time -". 24.kg.
  4. ^ "Матери Сердара Бердымухамедова присвоили звание "Заслуженная ковровщица Туркменистана"". Zakon.kz. 2022-05-30.
  5. ^ "Матери Сердара Бердымухамедова присвоили звание "Заслуженная ковровщица Туркменистана"". Zakon.kz. Retrieved 2022-05-30.
  6. ^ ""Не любит людей умнее, чем он сам"". «The New Times» («Новые времена»). Archived from the original on 2022-02-05. Retrieved 2022-02-03.