Early career

Sergei Shoigu born May 21, 1955 in Chadan Tuva.By nationality - Tuvan.His father, Kuzhugut Sereevich began his career as a simple editor of a local newspaper.Later, having moved the party line, he got an important appointment in the Council of Ministers of Tuva.

Alexander Y. - the mother of the future of the Russian defense minister, all his life worked in agriculture.She worked as head of department in the Ministry of Agriculture of Tuva, and began his career with the position of animal husbandry.Alexandra Yakovlevna Shoigu was awarded the title of Honored Worker of Agriculture of the region.

In 1977, Sergei Shoigu, graduated from the Krasnoyarsk Polytechnic Institute - a civil engineer.For 15 years he worked at the largest construction sites in Siberia.

Job in Moscow

Significant changes in the career of Sergey Shoigu took place in 1990.This year he traveled to Moscow to raise the party qualification.Here, extraordinary and vibrant young man says Ivan force, which then engaged in forming a new government cabinet.

Shoigu is in Moscow, he received a position in the Russian State Committee for Architecture and Urban Planning.For operation and active Shoigu work with documents proved to be unacceptable, and he decides to go back to Krasnoyarsk.However, in 1991, he suddenly offered to lead an entirely new state structure - Russian Rescue Corps.

Since 1991, the Russian Rescue Corps changed its name many times.Today, it is the Russian Emergencies Ministry.The names have changed, but the head until 2012 remained permanent - Sergei Shoigu.

ministerial post does not affect the nature of Sergei Shoigu.In all the "hot spots" He was always there with his subordinates.He directed the Ministry not out of his chair.Sergei Shoigu seen his subordinates in the field, so he could objectively judge all the shortcomings in the work entrusted to him by the department.

Ministry of Emergency Situations, headed by Sergei Shoigu, became a model institution.Over the years, the activities Shoigu repeatedly awarded government awards, not only Russia but also other countries in which we operate Russian rescuers.

Career Sergei Shoigu is amazing in its diversity.In 2012, he became governor of the Moscow region, but six months later he was appointed the Minister of Defense of Russia.


about his private life, Sergei Shoigu does not like to talk much.We know that he loves good food, meat, fresh fish and red wine.Smoking Sergei Shoigu does not throw the principle - do not want to deprive yourself of the pleasure.Keep yourself in good physical shape, exercise regularly.In particular, he loves football and horseback riding.His vacation Sergei Shoigu holds only in Russia, in their native lands.

Sergei Shoigu married.His wife - Irina runs the company, which is engaged in the business of tourism.Sergei and Irina Shoigu two daughters.Senior - Julia (born in 1975) - Candidate of psychological sciences, the younger - Xenia (January 10, 1991) - a student.