First Secretary of the Tuvan Communist Party

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The First Secretary of the Tuvan regional branch of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union was the position of highest authority in the Tuvan AO (1944–1961) and the Tuvan ASSR (1961–1991) in the Russian SFSR of the Soviet Union. The position was created on October 13, 1944, and abolished in August 1991. 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 Tuva[edit]

Name Term of Office Life years
Start End
First Secretary of the Oblast Committee of the Communist Party
Salchak Toka October 13, 1944 October 10, 1961 1901–1973
First Secretaries of the Communist Party
Salchak Toka October 10, 1961 May 11, 1973 1901–1973
Grigory Shirshin June 1973 August 1991 1934–

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  • [1] World Statesmen.org