Nikifor Kalchenko

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Nykyfor Timofiyovych Kalchenko (Ukrainian: Никифор Тимофійович Кальчекно; February 9, 1906 - May 14, 1989) was a Ukrainian and Soviet politician, who served as the head of government of Ukrainian SSR (today's equivalent of prime-minister).[1]

Biography[edit]

Nykyfor Kalchenko was born in a peasant family in a small village in Poltava Oblast, central Ukraine.

Awards[edit]

Nykyfor Kalchenko was awarded the Hero of Socialist Labour in 1976.

References[edit]

Political offices
Preceded by
Demyan Korotchenko
Prime Minister of Ukraine (Ukrainian SSR)
1954-1961
Succeeded by
Volodymyr Shcherbytsky