Andrey Vyshinsky

Politician

1883 – 1954

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Who was Andrey Vyshinsky?

Andrey Yanuarevich Vyshinsky was a Soviet politician, jurist and diplomat.

He is known as a state prosecutor of Joseph Stalin's Moscow trials and in the Nuremberg trials. He was the Soviet Foreign Minister from 1949 to 1953, after having served as Deputy Foreign Minister under Vyacheslav Molotov since 1940. He also headed the Institute of State and Law in the Soviet Academy of Sciences.

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Born
Dec 10, 1883
Odessa
Also known as
  • Andrey Januarevich Vyshinsky
Nationality
  • Soviet Union
Profession
Education
  • Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv
Died
Nov 22, 1954
New York City
Resting place
Kremlin Wall Necropolis

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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