Alexei Kosygin

Soviet politician (1904-1980)

Alexei Nikolayevich Kosygin (Russian: Алексе́й Никола́евич Косы́гин, IPA: [ɐlʲɪkˈsʲej nʲɪkɐˈla(j)ɪvʲɪtɕ kɐˈsɨɡʲɪn]; 21 February [O.S. 8 February] 1904 – 18 December 1980)[1] was a Russian man who was Premier of the Soviet Union. He was a friend of the previous Prime Minister, Nikita Khrushchev. He and Leonid Brezhnev led the country together until he died.

Alexei Kosygin (1967)
Preceded by
Nikita Khrushchev
Prime Minister of the Soviet Union
1964–1980
Succeeded by
Nikolai Tikhonov

ReferencesEdit

  1. Tucker, Spencer C.; Roberts, Priscilla (2008). "Kosygin, Alexei". The Encyclopedia of the Arab-Israeli Conflict: A Political, Social, and Military History [4 volumes]: A Political, Social, and Military History. ABC-CLIO. ISBN 978-1851098422.