|LC control no.||nr2004000109
|Personal name heading||Basayev, Shamil, 1965-2006
|Variant(s)||Basaev, Shamilʹ Salmanovich, 1965-2006
Basajew, Szamil, 1965-2006
|Found in||Immortal fortress [VR], 1999: narrative (Shamil Basayev)
BBC news online for Thursday, 30 September, 1999, viewed on Jan. 5, 2004 (Shamil Basayev; Chechen warlord; "born in January 1965 in the mountain village of Vedeno. He bears the name of the famous mullah and warrior Imam Shamil who led the mountain tribes' resistance to the Tsarist armies in the last century ... rose to prominence when Russian forces invaded Chechnya at the end of 1994, when he became one of the leading commanders of the Chechen guerrillas")
Wikipedia WWW site, July 11, 2006 (under Shamil Basayev: Shamil Salmanovich Basayev (Russian: Shamilʹ Salmanovich Basaev); b. Jan. 14, 1965, Dyshne-Vedeno, near Vedeno, south-eastern Chechnya; d. July 10, 2006, Ekazhevo, Ingushetia; vice-president of the unrecognized Chechen Republic of Ichkeria, Islamist guerrilla leader, self-described terrorist, and one of Chechnya's most famed contemporary national heroes)
Szamil Basajew, 2007.