First Secretary of the Nagorno–Karabakh Communist Party

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The First Secretary of the Nagorno–Karabakh regional branch of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union was the position of highest authority in the Nagorno-Karabakh AO in the Azerbaijan SSR of the Soviet Union. The position was created in July 1923, and abolished on August 27, 1990. The First Secretary was a de facto appointed position usually by the Politburo or the General Secretary himself.

List of First Secretaries of the Communist Party of Nagorno–Karabakh[edit]

Name Term of Office Life years
Start End
First Secretaries of the Oblast Committee of the Communist Party
Sero Manutsyan July 1923 December 1923
Akop Bendzhanyan December 1923 April 1924
Sarkisov April 1924 October 1924
Hayk Silanyan October 1924 1925  ?–1938
Artvazd Saakyants 1925 1929 1895–1939
M.K. Danilyan 1929 December 1929
Ashot Karamyan 1929 May 1930 1898–?
 ? May 1930 1937
Mikhail Manukyants 1937 1940 1909–1968
 ? 1940 1942
Yegishe Grigoryan October 1942 1946 1902–?
Tigran Grigoryan 1946  ?
Yegishe Grigoryan 1952 December 1958 1902–?
Nikolay Shakhnazarov December 1958 October 1962 1908–
Gurgen Melkumyan October 1962 June 1973 1915–
Boris Kevorkov June 1973 February 24, 1988 1932–
Genrikh Poghosyan February 24, 1988 January 20, 1989 1931–
Vagan Gabrielyan January 20, 1989 August 27, 1990 1936–

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  • [1] World Statesmen.org