Alexei Kosygin

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Alexei Nikolayevich Kosygin (Russian: Алексе́й Никола́евич Косы́гин, Aleksej Nikolajevič Kosygin; 21 February 1904 – 18 December 1980) was a Soviet-Russian man who was Premier of the Soviet Union. He was a friend of the previous Prime Minister, Nikita Khrushchev. He and Leonid Brezhnev led the country together until he died.

Preceded by
Nikita Khrushchev
Prime Minister of the Soviet Union
1964–1980
Succeeded by
Nikolai Tikhonov