Date of Birth: 10/15/1929
Place of birth: a. Humalag Pravoberezhny region of North Ossetia
Born October 15, 1929 in with. Humalag Pravoberezhny district of North Osetii.V 1938 his father was illegally arrested and a few years later died in prison, was posthumously rehabilitated. In 1952 A.H.Galazov graduated from North Ossetian State Pedagogical Institute. In 1952-1958 he worked as a teacher of Russian language and literature teacher and assistant principal at the middle school Humalagskoy. In 1958-1959 he was an inspector of schools of the Ministry of Education of the North Ossetian SSR. In 1959 - 1960 he held the position of Director of the Institute of Teachers. Since 1960? Instructor North Ossetian Party Committee on Education. From 1961 to 1975 he held the post of Minister of Education of the North Ossetian ASSR. In 1974, the Research instituteobschey Pedagogy Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of the USSR defended his thesis for the degree of Candidate of Pedagogical Sciences on the theme "Organizational-pedagogical problems of the universal secondary education in the national republics. (On the experience of the North Ossetian ASSR)." In 1975-1976 he was deputy chairman of the Council of Ministers of the North Ossetian ASSR. In 1976? 1990? Rector of the North-Ossetian State University. K.L.Hetagurova. In 1990-November 1991, he served as first secretary of the North Ossetian regional committee of the Communist Party and Chairman of the Supreme Soviet of North Ossetia. In 1990-91 he was a member of the Central Committee of the CPSU. He was elected deputy of the RSFSR (1990? 1993.).
Since coming to power putsch in August 1991 declared a state of emergency in the country, created a National Emergency Committee. After the defeat of the Emergency Committee of the Supreme Soviet of North Ossetia discussed the proposal of resignation Galazova, but it was not accepted.
In the course of the armed conflict in South Ossetia, it authorized the provision of humanitarian assistance. I tried not to take active actions to blockade of Georgia, as long as the blockade began to be established on the initiative from below. He played for the peaceful resolution of the status of South Ossetia. In his opinion, it should be recognized the sovereignty of the republics of South Ossetia, Abkhazia and Adjara in the composition of the Georgian federation.
At the outbreak of the Ingush-Ossetian conflict in 1992 he accused the Ingush national extremists. He opposed outlet of North Ossetia from Russia, although at the time stated the possibility of its unification with South Ossetia and creating a new state-Alania.
In November 1993, he was nominated as a candidate for deputy of the Federation Council. In the elections appeared as an independent candidate. Just run for District 4 candidates. The turnout 61.26% of registered voters. Galazov won with 53.54% of votes. A.H.Galazov was a member of the Federation Council of both the first and second convocations.
In January 1994, A.H.Galazov was elected the first President of the Republic of North Ossetia. He held this post until 1998.
It continues to engage in social and political activities. Until very recently, he was a member of the political council of the party "Unity".
He has state awards.
He is married and has two sons and a daughter.