Yefrem Sokolov

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Yefrem Sokolov
Яфрэм Сакалоў
First Secretary of the Communist Party of Byelorussia
In office
6 February 1987 – 28 November 1990
Preceded byNikolay Slyunkov
Succeeded byAnatoly Malofeyev
First Secretary of the Brest Regional Committee of the Communist Party of Byelorussia
In office
5 March 1977 – 28 February 1987
Preceded byVladimir Mikulich
Succeeded byAnatoly Zelenovsky
Member of the 28th Politburo
In office
14 July 1990 – 29 August 1991
Full member of the 27th, 28th Central Committee
In office
26 June 1987 – 29 August 1991
Personal details
Born
Yefrem Yevseyevich Sokolov

(1926-04-25)25 April 1926
Horki District, Byelorussian SSR, Soviet Union
Died5 April 2022(2022-04-05) (aged 95)
Political partyCommunist Party of the Soviet Union (1944–1991)

Yefrem Yevseyevich Sokolov (Russian: Ефре́м Евсе́евич Соколо́в; Belarusian: Яфрэ́м Яўсе́евіч Сакало́ў, 25 April 1926 – 5 April 2022) was the first secretary of the Communist Party of Byelorussian SSR from February 1988 to November 1990. Sokolov was a member of the Politburo. He was elected on 14 July 1990.[1]

Sokolov died on 5 April 2022, three weeks before his 96th birthday.[2]

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