Governor of Leningrad Oblast

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Governor of Leningrad Oblast
Coat of arms of Leningrad Oblast.svg
Seal of Leningrad Oblast
Incumbent
Alexander Drozdenko

since May 12, 2012
Residence Saint Petersburg
Term length Four years, renewable once
Inaugural holder Nikolai Komarov
1927
Formation 1927 as Chairman of Executive Committee of Leningrad Oblast
Website Government of Leningrad Oblast

The Governor of Leningrad Oblast (Губернатор Ленинградской области) is the head of executive branch for the Leningrad Oblast, considered as Prime Minister of Leningrad Oblast.

The office of Governor is an elected position, for which elected officials serve four year terms. While individual politicians may serve as many terms as they can be elected to, Governors cannot be elected to more than two consecutive terms.

The official residence for the Governor is located in Saint Petersburg. The current Governor is Alexander Drozdenko, who assumed office on May 11, 2012.

Governors[edit]

Chairman of Executive Committee of Leningrad Oblast[edit]

  • Nikolai Komarov / Fyodor Sobinov (1927-1930)
  • Ivan Koatskiy (1930-1931)
  • Fyodor Czarkov (1931—1932)
  • Pyotr Strouppe (1932-1936)
  • Alexey Grichmanov (1936-1937)
  • Pyoter Tyurkin (1937)
  • Anton Nikitin (1937)
  • Nikolai Solovyov (1938-1946)
  • Ilya Kharitonov (1946-1948)
  • Ivan Dmitriev (1948-1950)
  • Ivan Petrov (1950-1952)
  • Vladimir Ponomaryov (1952-1954)
  • Georgiy Vorobyov (1954-1957)
  • Nikolay Smirnov (1957-1961)
  • Grigoriy Kozlov (1961-1963, 1964-1968)
  • Vasily Sominich (1963-1964) / Boris Popov (1963-1964)
  • Alexander Shibalov (1968-1980)
  • Ratmir Bobovikov (1980-1983)
  • Nikolai Popov (1983-1989)
  • Yuri Yarov (1989-1991)

Head of Leningrad Oblast Administration[edit]

Governor of Leningrad Oblast[edit]

  • Vadim Gustov (1996-1998)
  • Valery Serdyukov (1998-2012)
  • Alexander Drozdenko (Since May 11, 2012)

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