Sergei Uasyl-ipa Bagapsh (Abkhaz: Сергеи Уасыл-иҧа Багаҧшь, Georgie: სერგეი ბაგაფში, Roushie: Сергей Васильевич Багапш; 4 Mairch 1949 – 29 Mey 2011) wis the seicont Preses o the Republic o Abkhazie. He wis Prime Meenister frae 1997 tae 1999 an wis later electit as Preses in 2005. He wis re-electit in the 2009 presidential election. He dee'd on 29 Mey 2011, at the age o 62, frae complications o surgery.

Sergei Bagapsh
Сергеи Багаҧшь
სერგეი ბაგაფში
Sergei Bagapsh (Interfax).jpg
2nt Preses o Abkhazie
In office
12 Februar 2005 – 29 Mey 2011
Vice PresesRaul Khajimba
Alexander Ankvab
Precedit biVladislav Ardzinba
Succeedit biAlexander Ankvab
2nt Prime Meenister o Abkhazie
In office
29 Aprile 1997 – 20 December 1999
PresesVladislav Ardzinba
Precedit biGennady Gagulia
Succeedit biViacheslav Tsugba
Personal details
Born4 Mairch 1949(1949-03-04)
Sukhumi, Soviet Union
Dee'd29 Mey 2011(2011-05-29) (aged 62)
Moscow, Roushie
Poleetical pairtyUnitit Abkhazie
Spoose(s)Marina Shonia[1]
Alma materGeorgie State Varsity o Subtropical Agricultur


  1. "Last respects to President of Abkhazia Sergei Bagapsh". Moscow: Presidential Press and Information Office. 30 May 2011. Retrieved 31 May 2011.