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Viktor Chernomyrdin

Russian diplomat

Viktor Stepanovich Chernomyrdin (Russian: Ви́ктор Степа́нович Черномы́рдин, 9 April 1938 – 3 November 2010)[1] was a Russian politician. He was the first chairman of the Gazprom energy company. Chernomyrdin was the longest-serving Prime Minister of Russia serving from 1992 to 1998.

Viktor Chernomyrdin
Виктор Черномырдин
ЧЕРНОМЫРДИН Виктор Степанович.jpg
Prime Minister of Russia
In office
23 August 1998 – 11 September 1998
Acting
PresidentBoris Yeltsin
Preceded bySergei Kiriyenko
Succeeded byYevgeny Primakov
In office
14 December 1992 – 23 March 1998
PresidentBoris Yeltsin
Preceded byYegor Gaidar
Succeeded bySergei Kiriyenko
Deputy Prime Minister of Russia
In office
30 May 1992 – 14 December 1992
PresidentBoris Yeltsin
Prime MinisterBoris Yeltsin
Yegor Gaidar (acting)
Minister of Gas Industry of the Soviet Union
In office
13 February 1985 – 17 July 1989
PremierNikolai Tikhonov
Nikolai Ryzhkov
Preceded byVasili Dinkov
Succeeded byPost abolished
Personal details
Born(1938-04-09)9 April 1938
Chernyi Otrog, Orenburg Oblast, Russian SFSR
Died3 November 2010(2010-11-03) (aged 72)
Moscow
Political partyUnited Russia (2000–2010)
Other political
affiliations
Communist Party (1961–1995)
Our Home-Russia (1995–2000)
Spouse(s)Valentina Chernomyrdina (died 2010)
ChildrenAndrey
Vitali
AwardsOrder of Friendship

ReferencesEdit

  1. Barry, Ellen and Schwirtz, Michael (3 November 2010). "Viktor Chernomyrdin, Ex-Russian Premier, Dies". The New York Times. Retrieved 3 November 2010.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)

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