Ivan Tevosian

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Ivan Tevosian
Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers
In office
7 December 1953 – 28 December 1956
Premier Nikolai Bulganin
Georgy Malenkov
In office
13 June 1949 – 15 March 1953
Premier Joseph Stalin
Candidate member of the 19th Presidium
In office
16 October 1952 – 6 March 1953
Personal details
Born 4 January 1902
Shusha, Russian Empire
Died 30 March 1958(1958-03-30) (aged 56)
Moscow, Russian SFSR Soviet Union
Nationality Soviet
Political party Communist Party of the Soviet Union
Profession Civil servant

Ivan Fyodorovich (Hovhannes Tevadrosovich) Tevosian (Russian: Тевосян,Иван Федорович (Тевадросович), 1902, Shusha – 1958, Moscow) was a Soviet statesman and politician of Armenian descent. Hero of Socialist Labor (1943).

Since 1919 Tevosian was the secretary of Russian Communist Party Baku underground committee. Tevosian participated to the 10th Conference of the party.

After finishing the Academy of Mountains, he worked as the chief engineer of "Elektrostal" factory (Moscow oblast). In 1939-40 he was the Shipbuilding Minister of USSR, in 1940-48 - the minister of black metallurgy, in 1948-49 and again, in the 1950s - the Minister of Metallurgy of USSR, vice-chairman of the Soviet government. Since 1956 Tevosian was the Ambassador of the USSR in Japan.