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.

Prime Minister of Belarus[edit]

He was the first Prime Minister of Belarus, serving from 1991 until 1994, having held the equivalent office of the Byelorussian SSR since 1990.

Other rôles and background[edit]

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.

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References[edit]

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