Nikolai Tikhonov

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Nikolai Tikhonov
Николай Тихонов
Chairman of the Council of Ministers
of the Soviet Union
In office
23 October 1980 – 27 September 1985
First DeputiesIvan Arkhipov
Heydar Aliyev
Andrei Gromyko
Preceded byAlexei Kosygin
Succeeded byNikolai Ryzhkov
First Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Soviet Union
In office
2 September 1976 – 23 October 1980
PremierAlexei Kosygin
Preceded byDmitry Polyansky
Succeeded byIvan Arkhipov
Full member of the 25th, 26th, 27th Politburo
In office
27 November 1979 – 15 October 1985
Candidate member of the 25th Politburo
In office
27 November 1978 – 27 November 1979
Personal details
Born(1905-05-14)14 May 1905
Kharkiv, Kharkov Governorate, Russian Empire
Died1 June 1997(1997-06-01) (aged 92)
Moscow, Russia
CitizenshipSoviet and Russian
NationalityRussian
Political partyCommunist Party of the Soviet Union (1940-1989)
Alma materDnipropetrovsk Metallurgical Institute
ProfessionMetallurgists

Nikolai Aleksandrovich Tikhonov (Russian: Николай Александрович Тихонов; 14 May [O.S. 1 May] 1905 – 1 June 1997) was a Soviet politician during the Cold War. He was Chairman of the Council of Ministers from 1980 to 1985.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Soviet Union: And Then There Was One". Time. 3 November 1980. Archived from the original on 20 January 2011. Retrieved 21 January 2011.