List of Chairmen of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Latvian Soviet Socialist Republic

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The Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Latvian Soviet Socialist Republic was the highest official in the Latvian Soviet Socialist Republic, which was in turn a part of the Soviet Union.

Below is a list of office-holders:

Name Entered office Left office
Augusts Kirhenšteins[1] August 25, 1940 April 11, 1952[2]
Kārlis Ozoliņš April 11, 1952 November 27, 1959
Jānis Kalnbērziņš November 27, 1959 May 5, 1970
Vitālijs Rubenis[3] May 5, 1970 August 20, 1974
Pēteris Strautmanis August 20, 1974 June 22, 1985
Jānis Vagris June 22, 1985 October 6, 1988
Anatolijs Gorbunovs October 6, 1988 May 3, 1990

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  1. ^ In RSFSR exile 1941-1944
  2. ^ According to some sources March 10, 1952
  3. ^ Silde, Adolfs, "The role of Russian-Latvians in the Sovietization of Latvia", Journal of Baltic Studies, 1987, pg. 202

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