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Vyacheslav Molotov

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Vyacheslav Molotov
Вячеслав Молотов
Chairman o the Cooncil o Fowk's Commissars o the Soviet Union
In office
19 December 1930 – 6 Mey 1941
Precedit biAlexei Rykov
Succeedit biJoseph Stalin
First Depute Chairman o the Cooncil o Meenisters o the Soviet Union
In office
16 August 1942 – 29 Juin 1957
PremierJoseph Stalin
Georgy Malenkov
Nikolai Bulganin
Precedit biNikolai Voznesensky
Succeedit biNikolai Bulganin
Meenister o Foreign Affairs
In office
3 Mey 1939 – 4 Mairch 1949
PremierJoseph Stalin
Precedit biMaxim Litvinov
Succeedit biAndrey Vyshinsky
In office
5 Mairch 1953 – 1 Juin 1956
PremierGeorgy Malenkov
Nikolai Bulganin
Precedit biAndrey Vyshinsky
Succeedit biDmitri Shepilov
Responsible Secretar o the Roushie Communist Pairty (Bolshevik)
In office
Mairch 1921 – Apryle 1922
Precedit biNikolay Krestinsky
Succeedit biJoseph Stalin
(as general secretar)
Full member o the 14t, 15t, 16t, 17t, 18t, 19t, 20t Presidium
In office
1 Januar 1926 – 29 Juin 1957
Candidate member o the 10t, 11t, 12t, 13t Politburo
In office
16 Mairch 1921 – 1 Januar 1926
Full member o the 10t, 11t, 12t, 13t, 14t, 15t, 16t Secretariat
In office
16 Mairch 1921 – 21 December 1930
Full member o the 10t, 11t, 12t, 13t, 14t, 15t, 16t Orgburo
In office
16 Mairch 1921 – 21 December 1930
Personal details
BornVyacheslav Mikhailovich Skryabin
9 Mairch 1890(1890-03-09)
Kukarka, Roushie Empire
Dee'd8 November 1986(1986-11-08) (aged 96)
Moscow, Roushie SFSR, Soviet Union
Poleetical pairtyCommunist Pairty o the Soviet Union
Spoose(s)Polina Zhemchuzhina
AwairdsOrder o the Badge o Honour

Vyacheslav Mikhailovich Molotov (9 Mairch [A.S. 25 Februar] 1890 – 8 November 1986) wis a Soviet politeecian an diplomat, a Auld Bolshevik an a leadin feegur in the Soviet govrenment frae the 1920s, whan he rase tae pouer as a protégé o Joseph Stalin, tae 1957, whan he wis dismissed frae the Presidium (Politburo) o the Central Comatee bi Nikita Khrushchev. He wis the principal Soviet signatory o the Nazi-Soviet nan-aggression pact o 1939 (forby kent as the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact) an post-war negotiations an aw, an a signatory o the Politburo resolution authorisin the Katyn massacre. He bade unapologetic an haed few regrets o the actions o the Pairty unner Stalin, a view that bade till his daith.

The Molotov cocktail wis derisively named efter him bi the Finnish militar durin the Winter War.


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