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List of leaders of the Soviet Union

An approximately chronological listing of Soviet leaders (heads of the Central Committee of the Communist Party and President of the Soviet Union)

The post of First Secretary was created in April 1922. The title of General Secretary was introduced in April 1966.

On March 14 1990, the newly created (1989) Congress of People's Deputies voted to end the Communist party's control over the government and elected Gorbachev President of the Soviet Union.

see also Leon Trotsky

See also : History of the Soviet Union, List of minor leaders of the Soviet Union

For the leaders of post-communist Russia, see History of post-communist Russia.



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