Mikhail Yasnov

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Mikhail Yasnov
Михаил Яснов
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Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Russian SFSR
In office
23 December 1966 – 26 March 1985
Premier Alexei Kosygin
Nikolai Tikhonov
Preceded by Nikolay Ignatov
Succeeded by Vladimir Orlov
Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Russian SFSR
In office
24 January 1956 – 19 December 1957
Premier Nikolai Bulganin
Preceded by Alexander Puzanov
Succeeded by Frol Kozlov
Personal details
Born (1906-06-05)5 June 1906
Kostroma Oblast, Russian Empire
Died 23 July 1991(1991-07-23) (aged 85)
Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Nationality Soviet and Russian
Political party Communist Party of the Soviet Union

Mikhail Alekseyevich Yasnov (Russian: Михаил Алексеевич Яснов; 5 June 1906 [O.S. 23 May] – 23 July 1991) was a Soviet politician. He was Chairman of Moscow City Executive Committee and head of Moscow in 1950–1956.

In 1956–1957 he was the Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Russian SFSR. Between 1957–1966 he was First Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the RSFSR and between 1966–1985 Chairman of the RSFSR Presidium of the Supreme Soviet (head of state) and later deputy. In 1950–1954 Chairman of the Soviet of the Union, the higher chamber of the Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union. He was made a Hero of Socialist Labor in 1976.

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