Tikhon Kiselyov

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Tikhon Kiselyov
Ціхан Кісялёў
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Candidate member of the Politburo
In office
21 October 1980 – 11 January 1983
First Secretary of the Communist Party of Byelorussia
In office
15 October 1980 – 11 January 1983
Preceded by Pyotr Masherov
Succeeded by Nikolay Slyunkov
Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Byelorussian SSR
In office
9 April 1959 – 11 December 1978
Premier Nikita Khrushchev
Alexei Kosygin
Preceded by Nikolay Avkhimovich
Succeeded by Aleksandr Aksyonov
Personal details
Born (1917-07-30)30 July 1917
Gomel Region, Russian Empire
Died 11 January 1983(1983-01-11) (aged 65)
Minsk, Byelorussian SSR, Soviet Union
Nationality Soviet
Political party Communist Party of the Soviet Union
Other political
affiliations
Communist Party of Byelorussia
Profession Civil servant

Tikhon Yakovlevich Kiselyov (Russian: Ти́хон Я́ковлевич Киселёв, Belarusian: Ціхан Якаўлевіч Кісялёў; 12 August (O.S.: 30 July), 1917 – 11 January 1983) was a Belarusian statesman in the Soviet Union, the leader (first secretary) of the Communist Party of Belorussia, i.e., the de facto leader of the Byelorussian SSR (1980-1983).[1]

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  • Career data are taken from the Large Encyclopedic Dictionary (Moscow, 1991)