List of leaders of the Russian SFSR

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Leaders of the Russian SFSR
Emblem of the Russian SFSR.svg
Appointer Politburo, Central Committee or any party apparatus and by electoral vote
Formation 9 November 1917
First holder Lev Kamenev (as Chairman of the Central Executive Committee)
Vladimir Lenin (as Chairman of the Council of People's Commissars)
Final holder Boris Yeltsin (as President)
Abolished 25 December 1991

The following is a list of leaders of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic (Russian SFSR). It lists heads of state, heads of government and heads of the local branch of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.

Commonly referred to as Soviet Russia or simply as Russia,[1] Russian SFSR was a sovereign state in 1917–22, the largest, most populous, and most economically developed republic of the Soviet Union in 1922–91 and a sovereign part of the Soviet Union with its own legislation in 1990–91.[2]

Heads of state[edit]

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of Office Political Party
Took Office Left Office
Chairmen of the Central Executive Committee of the All-Russian Congress of Soviets
(1917–1938)
1 Lev Kamenev in 1922.jpg Lev Kamenev
(1883–1936)
9 November 1917 21 November 1917 Communist Party
2 YakovSverdlov.jpg Yakov Sverdlov
(1885–1919)
21 November 1917 16 March 1919 Communist Party
3 Vladimirskiy MF.jpg Mikhail Vladimirsky
(1874–1951)
16 March 1919 30 March 1919 Communist Party
4 Калинин М. И. (1920).jpg Mikhail Kalinin
(1875–1946)
30 March 1919 15 July 1938 Communist Party
Chairman of the Supreme Soviet of the Russian SFSR
(1938)
5 Andrei Zhdanov.jpg Andrei Zhdanov
(1896–1948)
15 July 1938 19 July 1938 Communist Party
Chairmen of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Russian SFSR
(1938–1991)
6 Alexey Badaev.jpeg Aleksei Badayev
(1883–1951)
19 July 1938 9 April 1943 Communist Party
7 Emblem of the Russian SFSR (1920-1978).svg Ivan Vlasov
(1903–1969)
9 April 1943 4 March 1944 Communist Party
8 NikolayShvernik.jpg Nikolai Shvernik
(1888–1970)
4 March 1944 25 June 1946 Communist Party
(7) Emblem of the Russian SFSR (1920-1978).svg Ivan Vlasov
(1903–1969)
25 June 1946 7 July 1950 Communist Party
9 Emblem of the Russian SFSR (1920-1978).svg Mikhail Tarasov
(1899–1970)
7 July 1950 16 April 1959 Communist Party
10 Emblem of the Russian SFSR (1920-1978).svg Nikolai Ignatov
(1901–1966)
16 April 1959 26 November 1959 Communist Party
11 Emblem of the Russian SFSR (1920-1978).svg Nikolai Organov
(1901–1982)
26 November 1959 20 December 1962 Communist Party
(10) Emblem of the Russian SFSR (1920-1978).svg Nikolai Ignatov
(1901–1966)
20 December 1962 14 November 1966 Communist Party
12 Emblem of the Russian SFSR (1920-1978).svg Mikhail Yasnov
(1906–1991)
23 December 1966 26 March 1985 Communist Party
13 Emblem of the Russian SFSR.svg Vladimir Orlov
(1921–1999)
26 March 1985 3 October 1988 Communist Party
14 Emblem of the Russian SFSR.svg Vitaly Vorotnikov
(1926–2012)
3 October 1988 29 May 1990 Communist Party
15 Борис Николаевич Ельцин.jpg Boris Yeltsin
(1931–2007)
29 May 1990 10 July 1991 Independent
President of the Russian SFSR
(1991)
(15) Борис Николаевич Ельцин.jpg Boris Yeltsin
(1931–2007)
10 July 1991 25 December 1991 Independent

Heads of government[edit]

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of Office Political Party
Took Office Left Office
Chairmen of the Council of People's Commissars of the Russian SFSR
(1917–1946)
1 Lenin 1921.jpg Vladimir Lenin
(1870–1924)
9 November 1917 21 January 1924 Communist Party
2 Alexejrykov.jpg Alexei Rykov
(1881–1938)
2 February 1924 18 May 1929 Communist Party
3 Emblem of the Russian SFSR (1920-1978).svg Sergei Syrtsov
(1893–1937)
18 May 1929 3 November 1930 Communist Party
4 Сулимов, Даниил Егорович.jpg Daniil Sulimov
(1890–1937)
3 November 1930 22 July 1937 Communist Party
5 Bundesarchiv Bild 183-29921-0001, Bulganin, Nikolai Alexandrowitsch.jpg Nikolai Bulganin
(1895–1975)
22 July 1937 17 September 1938 Communist Party
6 Emblem of the Russian SFSR (1920-1978).svg Vasily Vakhrushev
(1902–1947)
29 July 1939 2 June 1940 Communist Party
7 Emblem of the Russian SFSR (1920-1978).svg Ivan Khokhlov
(1895–1973)
2 June 1940 23 June 1943 Communist Party
8 A. Kosygin 1967.jpg Alexei Kosygin
(1904–1980)
23 June 1943 23 March 1946 Communist Party
Chairmen of the Council of Ministers of the Russian SFSR
(1946–1978)
9 Emblem of the Russian SFSR (1920-1978).svg Mikhail Rodionov
(1907–1950)
23 March 1946 9 March 1949 Communist Party
10 Emblem of the Russian SFSR (1920-1978).svg Boris Chernousov
(1908–1978)
9 March 1949 20 October 1952 Communist Party
11 Emblem of the Russian SFSR (1920-1978).svg Alexander Puzanov
(1906–1998)
20 October 1952 24 January 1956 Communist Party
12 Emblem of the Russian SFSR (1920-1978).svg Mikhail Yasnov
(1906–1991)
24 January 1956 19 December 1957 Communist Party
13 Emblem of the Russian SFSR (1920-1978).svg Frol Kozlov
(1908–1965)
19 December 1957 31 March 1958 Communist Party
14 Emblem of the Russian SFSR (1920-1978).svg Dmitry Polyansky
(1917–2001)
31 March 1958 23 November 1962 Communist Party
15 Emblem of the Russian SFSR (1920-1978).svg Gennady Voronov
(1910–1994)
23 November 1962 23 July 1971 Communist Party
16 Emblem of the Russian SFSR (1920-1978).svg Mikhail Solomentsev
(1913–2008)
28 July 1971 12 April 1978 Communist Party
Chairmen of the Council of Ministers — Government of the Russian SFSR
(1978–1991)
(16) Emblem of the Russian SFSR.svg Mikhail Solomentsev
(1913–2008)
12 April 1978 24 June 1983 Communist Party
17 Emblem of the Russian SFSR.svg Vitaly Vorotnikov
(1926–2012)
24 June 1983 3 October 1988 Communist Party
18 Emblem of the Russian SFSR.svg Alexander Vlasov
(1932–2002)
3 October 1988 15 June 1990 Communist Party
19 Emblem of the Russian SFSR.svg Ivan Silayev
(1930–)
15 June 1990 26 September 1991 Communist Party
20 Emblem of the Russian SFSR.svg Oleg Lobov
(1937–)
26 September 1991 6 November 1991 Communist Party
21 Борис Николаевич Ельцин.jpg Boris Yeltsin
(1931–2007)
6 November 1991 26 December 1991 Independent

Heads of party[edit]

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of Office Political Party
Took Office Left Office
First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Russian SFSR
(1990–1991)
1 Emblem of the Russian SFSR.svg Ivan Polozkov
(1935–)
23 June 1990 6 August 1991 Communist Party
2 Emblem of the Russian SFSR.svg Valentin Kuptsov
(1937–)
6 August 1991 23 August 1991 Communist Party

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Declaration of Rights of the laboring and exploited people (original VTsIK variant, III Congress revision), article I
  2. ^ The Free Dictionary Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic. Encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com. Retrieved on 22 June 2011.

Sources[edit]

  • [1] World Statesmen.org