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Nikolay Viktorovich Podgorny (Никола́й Ви́кторович Подго́рный) (February 18, 1903January 12, 1983) was a politician and President of the USSR from 1965 to 1977. His official title was Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR. February 18 is the 49th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1903 has the latest occurring solstices and equinoxes for 400 years, because the Gregorian calendar hasnt had a leap year for seven years or a century leap year since 1600. ... Jump to: navigation, search January 12 is the 12th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1983 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The President of the Soviet Union was the largely ceremonial Head of State of the USSR from 1990 to 1991. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1965 was a common year starting on Friday (link goes to calendar). ... 1977 was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1977 calendar). ...


An engineer, trained at the Technological Institute of the Food Industry in Kiev, he became deputy commissar of the Ukrainian food industry before entering the official ranks of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union in 1950. He was elected a member of the central committee of the party in 1956 and of the presidium (later known as the politburo) in 1960. Jump to: navigation, search A monument to St. ... The Communist Party of the Soviet Union (Russian: Коммунисти́ческая Па́ртия Сове́тского Сою́за = КПСС) was the name used by the successors of the Bolshevik faction of the Russian Social Democratic Labour Party from 1952 to 1991, but the wording Communist Party was present in the partys name since 1918 when the Bolsheviks became the All... Politburo is short for Political Bureau. ...


In 1965 he became chairman of the presidium, or chief of state, succeeding Anastas Mikoyan. Podgorny was relieved of his chairmanship and removed from the politburo during a 1977 power struggle with Leonid Brezhnev. Anastas Mikoyan Anastas Ivanovich Mikoyan (Անաստաս Հովհաննեսի Միկոյան in Armenian; Анаста́с Ива́нович Микоя́н in Russian) (1895–1978) was an Old Bolshevik and Soviet statesman during the Stalin and Khrushchev years. ... Jump to: navigation, search Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev listen [▶] (Russian: ) (December 19 (O.S. December 6) 1906 – November 10, 1982) was effective ruler of the Soviet Union from 1964 to 1982, though at first in partnership with others. ...


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Nikolai Viktorovich Podgorny (,) (–January 12, 1983) was a politician and President of the USSR from 1965 to 1977.
In 1965 he became chairman of the presidium, or chief of state, succeeding Anastas Mikoyan.
Podgorny was relieved of his chairmanship and removed from the politburo during a 1977 power struggle with Leonid Brezhnev.
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