17th Politburo and the 17th Secretariat of the All-Union Communist Party (Bolsheviks)

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The 17th Politburo and 17th Secretariat of the All-Union Communist Party (Bolsheviks) were elected by the 1st Plenary Session of the 17th Central Committee in the aftermath of the 17th Congress, held in 1934.

17th Politburo[edit]

17th Secretariat[edit]

Name
(birth–death)
Took office Left office Duration Note
Andreyev, AndreyAndrey Andreyev
(1895–1971)
28 February 1935 21 March 1939 4 years, 21 days Elected at the 5th Plenary Session.
Zhdanov, AndreiAndrei Zhdanov
(1896–1948)
10 February 1934 21 March 1939 5 years, 39 days
Kaganovich, LazarLazar Kaganovich
(1893–1991)
10 February 1934 21 March 1939 5 years, 39 days
Kirov, SergeySergey Kirov
(1886–1934)
10 February 1934 1 December 1934 0 years, 294 days Was murdered by an unknown assailant.
Stalin, JosephJoseph Stalin
(1878–1953)
10 February 1934 21 March 1939 5 years, 39 days
Yezhov, NikolaiNikolai Yezhov
(1895–1940)
1 February 1935 21 March 1939 6 years, 48 days Elected at the 4th Plenary Session.

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