Leonid Brezhnev

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Leonid Brezhnev
Леонид Брежнев
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Brezhnev in East Berlin in 1967
General Secretar o the Central Committee o the Communist Pairty o the Soviet Union
In office
14 October 1964 – 10 November 1982
Precedit bi Nikita Khrushchev
Succeedit bi Yuri Andropov
Chairman o the Presidium o the Supreme
Soviet o the Soviet Union
In office
16 Juin 1977 – 10 November 1982
Precedit bi Nikolai Podgorny
Succeedit bi Yuri Andropov
In office
7 Mey 1960 – 15 Julie 1964
Precedit bi Kliment Voroshilov
Succeedit bi Anastas Mikoyan
Personal details
Born Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev
19 December 1906(1906-12-19)
Kamenskoye, Yekaterinoslav Govrenorate, Roushie Empire
Dee'd 10 November 1982(1982-11-10) (aged 75)
Zarechye, near Moscow, Roushie SFSR, Soviet Union
Restin place Kremlin Waw Necropolis, Moscow
Ceetizenship Soviet
Naitionality Roushie
Poleetical pairty Communist Pairty o the Soviet Union
Spoose(s) Viktoria Brezhneva
Bairns Galina Brezhneva
Yuri Brezhnev
Residence Zarechye, near Moscow
Profession Metallurgical ingineer, ceevil servant
Awairds Hero o the Soviet Union Hero o the Soviet Union Hero o the Soviet Union Hero o the Soviet Union Hero of Socialist Labor medal.png
(Full leet o awairds an decorations)
Signatur
Militar service
Allegiance Soviet Union
Service/branch Reid Army
Soviet Airmy
Years o service 1941–1982
Rank Marshal of the Soviet Union
(1976–1982)
Commands Soviet Armed Forces
Battles/wars World War II

Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev (/ˈbrɛʒnɛf/;[1] Roushie: Леони́д Ильи́ч Бре́жнев; Ukrainian: Леоні́д Іллі́ч Бре́жнєв, 19 December 1906 (O.S. 6 December) – 10 November 1982) wis the General Secretar o the Central Committee (CC) o the Communist Pairty o the Soviet Union (CPSU), presidin ower the kintray frae 1964 till his daith in 1982.

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