List of Chairmen of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Estonian Soviet Socialist Republic

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The Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Estonian Soviet Socialist Republic was head of state 1940-1990.

Below is a list of office-holders:

Name Entered office Left office
Johannes Vares[1] August 25, 1940 November 29, 1946
Nigol Andresen (acting) November 29, 1946 March 5, 1947
Eduard Päll March 5, 1947 July 4, 1950
August Jakobson July 4, 1950 February 4, 1958
Johan Eichfeld February 4, 1958 October 12, 1961
Alexei Müürisepp October 12, 1961 October 7, 1970
Aleksander Ansberg (acting) October 7, 1970 December 22, 1970
Artur Vader December 22, 1970 May 25, 1978
Meta Vannas (acting) May 25, 1978 July 26, 1978
Johannes Käbin July 26, 1978 April 8, 1983
Arnold Rüütel April 8, 1983 March 29, 1990

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  1. ^ In RSFSR exile 1941-1944

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