Tikhon Kiselyov

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Tikhon Kiselyov
Ціхан Кісялёў
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First Secretary of the Communist Party of Byelorussia
In office
15 October 1980 – 11 January 1983
Preceded by Pyotr Masherov
Succeeded by Nikolay Slyunkov
Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers
In office
5 December 1978 – 23 October 1980
Premier Alexei Kosygin
Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic
In office
9 April 1959 – 11 December 1978
Preceded by Nikolay Avkhimovich
Succeeded by Aleksandr Aksyonov
Candidate member of the 25th, 26th Politburo
In office
21 October 1980 – 11 January 1983
Full member of the 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 25th, 26th Central Committee
In office
31 October 1961 – 11 January 1983
Personal details
Born (1917-07-30)30 July 1917
Gomel Region, Russian Empire
Died 11 January 1983(1983-01-11) (aged 65)
Minsk, Byelorussian SSR, Soviet Union
Nationality Soviet
Political party Communist Party of the Soviet Union
Other political
affiliations
Communist Party of Byelorussia
Profession Civil servant

Tikhon Yakovlevich Kiselyov (Russian: Ти́хон Я́ковлевич Киселёв, Belarusian: Ціхан Якаўлевіч Кісялёў; 12 August (O.S.: 30 July), 1917 – 11 January 1983) was a Belarusian statesman in the Soviet Union, the leader (first secretary) of the Communist Party of Byelorussia, i.e., the de facto leader of the Byelorussian SSR (1980-1983).[1]

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  • Career data are taken from the Large Encyclopedic Dictionary (Moscow, 1991)