Leonid Kuchma

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Leonid Kuchma
Леонід Кучма
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Representative of Ukraine in the Trilateral Contact Group on Ukraine
Assumed office
3 June 2019
PresidentVolodymyr Zelensky
President of Ukraine
In office
19 July 1994 – 23 January 2005
Prime MinisterVitaliy Masol
Yevhen Marchuk
Pavlo Lazarenko
Valeriy Pustovoitenko
Viktor Yushchenko
Anatoliy Kinakh
Viktor Yanukovych
Preceded byLeonid Kravchuk
Succeeded byViktor Yushchenko
Prime Minister of Ukraine
In office
13 October 1992 – 22 September 1993
PresidentLeonid Kravchuk
DeputyIhor Yukhnovskyi
Yukhym Zvyahilsky
Preceded byValentyn Symonenko (Acting)
Succeeded byYukhym Zvyahilsky (Acting)
General Director of Yuzhmash
In office
November 1986 – 13 October 1992
Preceded byAleksandr Makarov
Succeeded byYuriy Alekseyev
People's Deputy of Ukraine
1st convocation
In office
15 May 1990 – 10 May 1994
ConstituencyCommunist Party (until August 1991), Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, District No.81[1]
People's Deputy of Ukraine
2nd convocation
In office
10 May 1994 – 15 July 1994
ConstituencyIndependent, Chernihiv Oblast,
District No.448[2]
Personal details
Born (1938-08-09) 9 August 1938 (age 81)
Chaikyne, Novhorod-Siverskyi Raion, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
Political party
Spouse(s)Lyudmila Talalayeva
ChildrenOlena Pinchuk
Alma materDnipropetrovsk National University
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Leonid Danylovych Kuchma (Ukrainian: Леоні́д Дани́лович Ку́чма; born 9 August 1938) is a Ukrainian politician. He was the second President of independent Ukraine from 19 July 1994 to 23 January 2005.

He won the 1994 presidential election against his rival, the incumbent Leonid Kravchuk. Kuchma won re-election for an additional five-year term in 1999.

References[change | change source]

  1. "People's Deputy of Ukraine of the I convocation". Official portal (in Ukrainian). Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. Retrieved 22 December 2014.
  2. "People's Deputy of Ukraine of the II convocation". Official portal (in Ukrainian). Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. Retrieved 22 December 2014.