Vyacheslav Kebich

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Vyacheslav Kebich
Prime Minister of Belarus
In office
19 September 1991 – 21 July 1994
Succeeded by Mikhail Chyhir
Personal details
Born (1936-06-10) 10 June 1936 (age 77)
Кonyushevschinа, Minsk voblast, Byelorussian SSR, USSR
Profession Engineer

Vyacheslav Frantsevich Kebich (Belarusian: Вячаслаў Францавіч Кебіч [vʲatʂaˈslaw kˈʲɛbʲitʂ], Russian: Вячесла́в Фра́нцевич Ке́бич; born 10 June 1936 in a village near Wołożyn, Poland)[1] is a political figure from Belarus. He was the first Prime Minister of Belarus, serving from 1991 until 1994, having held the equivalent office of the Byelorussian SSR since 1990. Kebich was also one of two candidates in the final running for President of Belarus in 1994, but losing to current leader Alexander Lukashenko by a wide margin. After that election, he has led the Belarusian Commerce and Financial Union and was member of the House of Representatives. Before his career as a politician, Kebich worked as an engineer.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bernard A. Cook (2001). Europe since 1945: An Encyclopedia - Vol. 2. New York: Garland. p. 718. Retrieved 1 September 2013.