He was born on April, 3 1934 in the city of Ordzhonikidze, North Osetia. Father - Dzasokhov Serguey Asabeevich (1908 year of birth). Mother - Dzasokhova Tamara Uruspievna (1914 year of birth). Sons - Dzasokhov Serguey Aleksandrovich (1968 year of birth), Dzasokhov Teimuraz Aleksandrovich (1969 year of birth).
He graduated from the North-Caucasian mining-metallurgical institute with the qualification mining engineer and geologist. He occupied the position of the First Deputy Chairman of the Soviet Committee of Asian and African countries solidarity from 1967 till 1986. Then from 1987 till 1991 he was the Chairman of the International Affairs Council of the USSR Supreme Soviet. His other positions included the presidium member of the USSR Supreme Soviet, Secretary and member of the Politburo CPSU Central Committee, the RSFSR people`s deputy, member of the USSR Supreme Soviet, the Co-chairman of the Russian Federation inter-parliamentary group. He was the head of our delegations at the UN forums and other international organizations.
In January, 1998 he was elected President of the North Osetia and Alania Republic, having received 77% of people`s votes. He is also a member of the Federation Soviet.
He got Doctor's degree in Political Sciences (international relations), Master's degree in Historical Sciences. He is currently a president of the international Association "For the dialogue and cooperation in the Asia-Pacific region". Member of the Academy of Creative Work.
He is awarded several orders, such as October Revolution Order, Order of the Red Banner of Labor, Order of People's Friendship and some foreign countries awards. He is also Ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary.
He is the author of the following books: "Solidarity Movement of the Asian and African Peoples", "Anti-imperialistic Struggle of the Colonial Laws", "The Making and Evolution of the Post-colonial World" and some others.
He is fond of walking with his close friends on foot.
Currently he lives and works in Moscow.