Brezhnev, Leonid I.

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Soviet politician (CPSU)
Brandt’s most important partner in negotiations during the era of the Ostpolitik

  • 1906 born
  • 1960-1964, 1977-1982 Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet (head of state)
  • 1964-1966 First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (CPSU)
  • 1966-1982 General Secretary of the CPSU
  • 1982 died
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Foreign Minister and Federal Chancellor in Bonn 1967-1974

International statesman without government office 1975-1982



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