logo logo

Nikolay Gerasimovich KUZNETSOV

Nikolay KUZNETSOV, USSR Admiral of the Fleet. Works for central apparatus, USSR Minister of Defense, since 1956. four Order of Lenin; Order of Red Banner; Order of Nakhimov and Ushakov, Class 1; other orders and medals. Member, Communist Party, since 1925.

Background

  • KUZNETSOV, Nikolay was born in 1902 in village Medvedki, now Arkhangelsk Oblast.

  • Education

    • 1926 graduated Leningrad Naval College. 1932 graduated Voroshilov Naval Academy.

    Career

    • At 1939 and 1952 Communist Party of the Soviet Union Congresses elected member of the Central Committee. Deputy, USSR Supreme Soviet of 1950 and 1954 convocation. 1919-1920 volunteer in Northern Dvina Naval Flotilla.

      1932-1934 duty in Black Sea Fleet. 1934-1937 commanded cruiser. 1937-1939 Deputy Commander, then Commander, Pacific Fleet.

      1939-1945 Popular Commissar of Navy and Commander-in-Chief, USSR Naval Forces. 1946-1947 First Deputy Minister of Navy and Commander-in-Chief of Navy. 1947-1951 Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Navy.

      1951-1953 reappointed USSR Minister of Navy and Commander-in-Chief, USSR Naval Forces. 1953-1956 First Deputy Minister of Defense and Commander-in-Chief, USSR Naval Forces.

    Politics

    Member, Communist Party, since 1925.

    Religion

    Religious leaders contribute to secular and religious wars by endorsing or supporting the violence.

    Views

    The emphasis on peaceful coexistence doesn’t mean that the Soviet Union accepted a static world with clear lines. Socialism is inevitable and the "correlations of forces" were moving towards socialism.

    Membership

    Member, Communist Party, since 1925.
    See on larger map
    Nationality
    Ethnicity: