Konstantin Chernenko

Politician

1911 – 1985

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Who was Konstantin Chernenko?

Konstantin Ustinovich Chernenko was a Soviet politician and the fifth General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. He led the Soviet Union from 13 February 1984 until his death thirteen months later, on 10 March 1985. Chernenko was also Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet from 11 April 1984 until his death.

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Born
Sep 24, 1911
Yeniseysk Governorate
Also known as
  • Konstantin Ustínovitch Chernenko
Children
Religion
  • Atheism
Nationality
  • Russia
Profession
Died
Mar 10, 1985
Moscow
Resting place
Kremlin Wall Necropolis

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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