Leonid Korniyets

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Leonid Korniyets
Chairman of All-Ukrainian Central Executive Committee
In office
March 1938 – 25 July 1938
Preceded by Hryhoriy Petrovsky
Succeeded by position transformed
Chairman of Presidium of Verkhovna Rada
In office
27 July 1938 – 28 July 1939
Preceded by position created
Succeeded by Mykhailo Hrechukha
7th Chairman of the Council of People's Commissars of the Ukrainian SSR
In office
6 August 1939 – 16 February 1944
Preceded by Demyan Korotchenko
Succeeded by Nikita Khrushchev
Personal details
Born (1901-08-21)21 August 1901
Bobrynets, Yelizavetgrad county, Kherson Governorate, Russian Empire
Died 29 May 1969(1969-05-29) (aged 67)
Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Political party All-Union Communist Party (bolsheviks)

Leonid Romanovych Korniyets (Ukrainian: Леонід Романович Корнієць; 21 August 1901 - 29 May 1969) was a Ukrainian and Soviet politician, who served as the head of government of Ukrainian SSR (today's equivalent of prime-minister) from 1939 to 1944.[1]

Biography[edit]

Leonid Korniyets was born in a town of Bobrynets that today is in Kirovohrad Oblast, central Ukraine.

References[edit]

Political offices
Preceded by
position created
Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Ukrainian SSR
1938-1939
Succeeded by
Mykhailo Hrechukha
Preceded by
Demyan Korotchenko
Prime Minister of Ukraine (Ukrainian SSR)
1939–1944
Succeeded by
Nikita Khrushchev