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Zelimkhan Yandarbiyev was the president of the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria during its secession from Russia. He was also a writer and politician, and had been in exile before getting killed in Qatar.
highexpectasians  2/19/2016
It's also an Ingush name.
Zelimxan (or Zelimkhan) is a Chechen and Ingush hero.
highexpectasians  6/18/2016
The first element of the name, "Zelim", is derived from the Arabic word "ظالم (zalim)" meaning "oppressor" or "cruel, unjust".
― Anonymous User  12/21/2016
Zelimkhan "Zelim" Bakaev (1992-2017) was a Chechen pop singer who was kidnapped by Chechen authorities due to anti-homosexual persecution. He was reportedly tortured in captivity by officials and was later presumed to be dead on August 8, 2017.
highexpectasians  12/31/2017

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