Usman Yusupov

Usman Yusupovich Yusupov (Uzbek: Usmon Yusupovich Yusupov; Russian: Усман Юсупович Юсупов; 1 March 1901 – 7 May 1966) was a Soviet Uzbek politician who was the de facto head of state of the Uzbek Soviet Socialist Republic from 1937 to 1950 as the First Secretary of the Communist Party of Uzbekistan.[1]

Usman Yusupov
Usmon Yusupov
(Uzbek)
Усман Юсупов
(Russian)
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Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Uzbek SSR
In office
7 April 1953 – 18 December 1954
Preceded byNuritdin Mukhitdinov
Succeeded byNuritdin Mukhitdinov
Minister of Cotton Production of the USSR
In office
5 April 1950 – 15 March 1953
Preceded byOffice established
Succeeded byOffice abolished
Chairman of the Supreme Soviet of the Uzbek SSR
In office
17 July 1938 – 21 July 1938
Preceded byOffice established
Succeeded byYuldash Akhunbabaev
(as Chairman of the Presidium)
First Secretary of the Communist Party of Uzbekistan
In office
27 September 1937 – 7 April 1950
Preceded byAkmal Ikramov
Succeeded byAmin Niyazov
People's Commissar of the Food Industry of the Uzbek SSR
In office
December 1936 – September 1937
Personal details
Born
Usman Yusupovich Yusupov

1 March 1901
Kaftarkhan, Margelan District, Fergana Oblast, Russian Empire
Died7 May 1966(1966-05-07) (aged 65)
Yangiyo'l, Tashkent Oblast, Uzbek SSR, Soviet Union
Buried
CitizenshipSoviet Union Soviet Union
Russian Empire Russian Empire (previously)
NationalityUzbek
Political partyCPSU
AwardsOrder of Lenin Order of Lenin Order of Lenin Order of Lenin Order of Lenin Order of Lenin Order of the Patriotic War (1st class) Order of the Red Banner of Labour Order of the Badge of Honour

Early life and educationEdit

Yusupov was born in the village of Kaftarkhan in the Russian Empire on March 1, 1901. Born into a family of an Uzbek laborer, he too began working at a ginnery in Kovunch at the age of fifteen.[2]

Political careerEdit

Usman Yusupov joined the All-Union Communist Party (Bolsheviks) in 1926.[3]

From 1926 to 1928, he served as the Chairman of the Tashkent District Committee of the Builders' Union. He then became the Head of the Organizational Department of the Tashkent District Committee of the Communist Party of Uzbekistan and served in the position from 1928 to 1929. From March 1929 to September 1931, he was the Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Uzbekistan in the city of Samarkand. From September 1931 to December 1934, Yusupov served as the Chairman of the Central Asian Bureau of the All-Union Trade Union Confederation in Tashkent. From November 1936 to September 1937, Yusupov served as the People's Commissar of the Food Industry of the Uzbek SSR.[4] He briefly served as the Chairman of the Supreme Soviet of the Uzbek SSR for five days.[5]

Yusupov then served as the de facto head of state of the Uzbek SSR as the First Secretary of the Communist Party of Uzbekistan from 1937 to 1950. He also served as the First Secretary of the Tashkent Regional Committee of the Communist Party of the Uzbekistan from 1938 to 1943. He served as the Minister of Cotton Production of the Soviet Union from 1950 to 1953, and then served as the fourth Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Uzbek SSR from 1953 to 1954. He worked as a director of state farm until 1959 when he retired.[6]

DeathEdit

Usman Yusupov passed away on May 7, 1966 in the city of Yangiyo'l. He was buried at the Chigatai Cemetery located in Tashkent.

AwardsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Юсупов Усман Юсупович". hrono.ru. Retrieved 2020-05-25.
  2. ^ "Усман Юсупов — Письма о Ташкенте". mytashkent.uz. Retrieved 2020-05-29.
  3. ^ "Биография". alexanderyakovlev.org. Retrieved 2020-05-29.
  4. ^ "Архив Александра Н. Яковлева - Альманах "Россия. ХХ век" - Биографический словарь". www.alexanderyakovlev.org. Retrieved 2020-05-29.
  5. ^ "Усман Юсупович Юсупов | Еженедельник "Военно-промышленный курьер"". www.vpk-news.ru. Retrieved 2020-05-29.
  6. ^ "Biography in Handbook of the History of the Communist Party and the Soviet Union". Archived from the original on 2014-09-05.