Moscow Regional Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union

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The Moscow Regional Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, commonly referred to as the Moscow CPSU obkom, was the position of highest authority in Moscow Oblast during most of the existence of the Soviet Union. The position was created on 24 January 1929 as the Central Industrial Oblast, and abolished on 29 August 1991 although most authority was lost in June that year to the position of Governor of Moscow Oblast, the First Secretary was a de facto appointed position usually by the Politburo or the General Secretary himself.

First Secretaries[edit]

The following individuals served as first secretaries of the Moscow Regional Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.

Name Term of Office Life years
Start End
Karl Baumann 24 January 1929 22 April 1930 1892–1937
Lazar Kaganovich 22 April 1930 7 March 1935 1893–1991
Nikita Khrushchev 7 March 1935 10 February 1938 1894–1971
Aleksandr Ugarov 10 February 1938 2 November 1938 1900–1939
Alexander Shcherbakov 2 November 1938 10 May 1945 1901–1945
Georgy Popov 12 June 1945 16 December 1949 1906–1968
Nikita Khrushchev 16 December 1949 10 March 1953 1894–1971
Nikolai Mikhailov 10 March 1953 25 March 1954 1906–1982
Ivan Kapitonov 27 March 1954 2 March 1959 1915–2002
Pyotr Demichev 2 March 1959 6 July 1960 1918–2010
Grigory Abramov 6 July 1960 January 1963 1918–
Vasily Konotop 15 December 1964 16 November 1985 1916–1995
Valentin Mesyats 16 November 1985 14 December 1990 1928–
Boris Balashov 15 December 1990 29 August 1991 1941–

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Sources[edit]

  • [1] World Statesmen.org