Yegor Kuzmich Ligachev (Russian: Его́р Кузьми́ч Лигачёв, born 29 November 1920) is a Soviet politician. He was a high-ranking official in the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (CPSU). He was the Second Secretary of the Party when Mikhail Gorbachev was serving as General Secretary.
|Second Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union|
March 1985 – 1990
|General Secretary||Mikhail Gorbachev|
|Preceded by||Mikhail Gorbachev|
|Succeeded by||Vladimir Ivashko|
|Born||29 November 1920|
Dubinkino, Russian SFSR
|Nationality||Soviet and Russian|
|Political party||Communist Party of the Soviet Union|
Communist Party of the Russian Federation
- "Excerpts From Remarks by Yeltsin and Ligachev": New York Times, 2 July 1988. Retrieved 20 November 2007.
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