Andrei Gromyko

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Andrei Gromyko
Andrei Gromyko 1972.jpg
Gromyko in 1972
Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet
In office
27 July 1985 – 30 September 1988
Deputy Vasili Kuznetsov
Pyotr Demichev
Preceded by Konstantin Chernenko
Vasily Kuznetsov (acting)
Succeeded by Mikhail Gorbachev
First Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers
In office
24 March 1983 – 2 July 1985
Premier Nikolai Tikhonov
Preceded by Heydar Aliyev
Succeeded by Nikolai Talyzin
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
14 February 1957 – 2 July 1985
Premier Nikolai Bulganin
Nikita Khrushchev
Alexei Kosygin
Nikolai Tikhonov
Preceded by Dmitri Shepilov
Succeeded by Eduard Shevardnadze
Personal details
Born Andrei Andreyevich Gromyko
18 July [O.S. 5 July] 1909
Staryya Hramyki, Russian Empire
Died 2 July 1989(1989-07-02) (aged 79)
Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Political party Communist Party of the Soviet Union

Andrei Andreyevich Gromyko was a Soviet statesman during the Cold War. He was responsible for many top decisions on Soviet foreign policy.[1]

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  1. Whitney, Craig (4). "Andrei A. Gromyko: Flinty Face of Postwar Soviet Diplomacy". New York Times. Retrieved 20 September 2016. Unknown parameter |month= ignored (help); Check date values in: |date=, |year= / |date= mismatch (help)