Qahhor Mahkamov was born on April 16, 1932, and died on June 8, 2016.
He was a Tajik politician.
He served as First Secretary of the Communist Party of Tajikistan and was the first President of Tajikistan.
Qahhor worked as a professor, head engineer, and director of a mine in Isfara.
During the year 1957, Mahkamov became a member of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union and quickly worked his into the high ranks of the Communist Party of Tajikistan, becoming head of the prestigious Committee of the Representatives of the Workers of Leninabad.
During 1963, he was appointed to the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Tajikistan and from 1963 until 1982 he was Head of the Central Planning and the Vice-Director of the Cabinet of the Ministers of Tajikistan, one of the most power positions in the republic.
Qahhor Mahkamov passed away at 84 yrs old.