Demyan Korotchenko

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Demyan Korotchenko
6th Chairman of the Council of People's Commissars of the Ukrainian SSR
In office
21 February 1938 – 6 August 1939
Preceded by Mykola Marchak
Succeeded by Leonid Korniyets
2nd Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Ukrainian SSR
In office
4 March 1947 – 15 January 1954
Preceded by Nikita Khrushchev
Succeeded by Nikifor Kalchenko
Personal details
Born (1894-11-29)29 November 1894
Pohribky, Chernigov Governorate
Died 4 April 1969(1969-04-04) (aged 74)
Political party All-Union Communist Party (bolsheviks)

Demian Serhiyovych Korotchenko (Ukrainian: Дем’ян Сергійович Коротченко; 29 November 1894 – 7 April 1969) was a Ukrainian and Soviet politician, who twice served as the head of government of Ukrainian SSR (today's equivalent of prime-minister).[1][2]


Demian Korotchenko was born in a peasant family in a small village in Sumska Oblast, eastern Ukraine.


This article incorporates information from the equivalent article on the Russian Wikipedia.


Political offices
Preceded by
Mykola Marchak
Prime Minister of Ukraine (Ukrainian SSR)
Succeeded by
Leonid Korniyets
Preceded by
Nikita Khrushchev
Prime Minister of Ukraine (Ukrainian SSR)
Succeeded by
Nikifor Kalchenko
Preceded by
Mykhailo Hrechukha
Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Ukrainian SSR
Succeeded by
Oleksandr Lyashko