Nikolai Bulganin

Soviet politician (1895–1975)

Nikolai Alexandrovich Bulganin (Russian: Никола́й Алекса́ндрович Булга́нин; 30 March 1895 – 24 February 1975) was a famous Soviet politician. He served as Minister of Defence (1953–55) and Premier of the Soviet Union (1955–58). He worked for Vladimir Lenin from 1917-1924 in the RSFSR,and the Soviet Union and later worked for Joseph Stalin from 1924-1953 and later Georgy Malenkov in 1953 and later Nikita Khrushchev from 1953-1960. He died in 1975 when the Soviet Union was led by Leonid Brezhnev from 1964-1982.

Nikolai Bulganin
Николай Булганин
Official Portrait, 1955
Premier of the Soviet Union
In office
8 February 1955 – 27 March 1958
First DeputiesAnastas Mikoyan
Mikhail Pervukhin
Maksim Saburov
Joseph Kuzmin
Lazar Kaganovich
Anastas Mikoyan
Preceded byGeorgy Malenkov
Succeeded byNikita Khrushchev
Minister of Defence
In office
15 March 1953 – 9 February 1955
PremierGeorgy Malenkov
Preceded byJoseph Stalin
Succeeded byGeorgy Zhukov
First Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers
In office
7 April 1950 – 8 February 1955
PremierJoseph Stalin
Georgy Malenkov
Preceded byVyacheslav Molotov
Succeeded byAnastas Mikoyan
Chairman of the Council of People's Commissars of the Russian SFSR
In office
22 July 1937 – 17 September 1938
PremierVyacheslav Molotov
Preceded byDaniil Sulimov
Succeeded byVasiliy Vakhrushev
Full member of the 18th, 19th, 20th Politburo
In office
18 February 1948 – 5 September 1958
Candidate member of the 18th Politburo
In office
18 March 1946 – 18 February 1948
Member of the Orgburo
In office
18 March 1946 – 14 October 1952
Personal details
Nikolai Alexandrovich Bulganin

(1895-03-30)30 March 1895
Nizhny Novgorod, Russian Empire
Died24 February 1975(1975-02-24) (aged 79)
Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Political partyCommunist Party of the Soviet Union
Military service
AllegianceSoviet Union
Branch/serviceRed Army
Years of service1941–1949
RankMarshal of the Soviet Union
CommandsSoviet Armed Forces
Battles/warsWorld War II

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