Oleksiy Vatchenko

Oleksiy Fedosiyovych Vatchenko (Ukrainian: Олексій Федосійович Ватченко; 25 February 1914 – 22 November 1984) was a Ukrainian and Soviet politician, who served as the chairman of Presidium of the Supreme Council of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic from 1976 to 1984.

Oleksiy Vatchenko
Chairman of Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Ukrainian SSR
In office
24 June 1976 – 22 November 1984
Preceded byIvan Hrushetsky
Succeeded byValentyna Shevchenko
First Secretary of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Committee of the Communist Party of Ukraine
In office
October 1965 – 29 June 1976
Preceded byVolodymyr Shcherbytsky
Succeeded byYevhen Kachalovsky
First Secretary of the Cherkasy Regional Committee of the Communist Party of Ukraine
In office
December 1964 – October 1965
Preceded byIndustrial: Vasyl Rychko
Rural: Leontiy Naidek
Succeeded byOleksandr Andreyev
First Secretary of the Khmelnytskyi Regional Committee of the Communist Party of Ukraine
In office
1959 – January 1963
Preceded byVasyl Behma
Succeeded byIndustrial: Kostiantyn Yanovytsky
Rural: Mykyta Bubnovsky
Personal details
Born(1914-02-25)25 February 1914
Yelizaveto-Kamyanets, Yekaterinoslav Governorate, Russian Empire
Died22 November 1984(1984-11-22) (aged 70)
Kiev, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
Political partyAll-Union Communist Party (bolsheviks)

BiographyEdit

Oleksiy Vatchenko was born in a village of Yelizaveto-Kamyanets that today is located in Dnipropetrovsk, Eastern Ukraine.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Ivan Hrushetsky
Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Ukrainian SSR
1976-1984
Succeeded by
Valentyna Shevchenko