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Mikhail Andreevich SUSLOV


Mikhail SUSLOV, USSR Party and government official. Member since 1941, Secretary since 1947 and Presidium member since 1955, Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. two Order of Lenin; Order of Patriotic War, Class I; medals. Member, Communist Party, since 1921.


SUSLOV, Mikhail was born in 1902 in village Shakhovskoe, now Ulyanovsk Oblast.


1924 graduated Workers’ Faculty, Moscow. 1928 graduated Moscow Institute of National Economics. Studied at Moscow Economics Institute of Red Professor.


1933-1934 took part in Party purge in Ural and Chernigov Oblasts. 1944-1946 directed purge in Lithuania; 1948-1949 directed Cominform conferences for indictment of Yugoslavia and Tito and participated in Congresses of Communist Party Bulgaria, Communist Party German Democratic Republic and Communist Party Czechoslovakia. 1950-1954 Presidium member, USSR Supreme Soviet.

1954 elected Chairman, Commission for Foreign Affairs, Soviet of the Union, USSR Supreme Soviet. 1956 helped suppress Hungarian Revolution. 1959 attended 15th Congress of Communist Party France.

1959 Member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party delegation Peking for 10th anniversary of Chinese Popular Republic. 1960 attended 9th Congress of Communist Party Italy. Deputy, USSR Supreme Soviet of all convocation.

1955 also elected Deputy, Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic, USSR, Belarusian, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Georgia, Lithuania, Moldavia, Latvia and Tadzhikistan Supreme Soviet. 1918-1920 worked for Poverty Relief Committee and Khvalynsk Uezd (now Pavlovsk Rayon) Communist Youth League organization. 1928-1931 taught at Moscow University and at Industry Academy, and directed Moscow propaganda circles.

1931-1937 exec, posts in Central Control Commission, AllUnion Communist Party (Bolsheviks), and Central Committee, Workers’ and Peasants’ Inspectorate. 1937-1939 Secretary, Rostov Oblast Committee, All-Union Communist Party (Bolsheviks); 1939-1941 First Secretary, Stavropol Kray Committee, AllUnion Communist Party (Bolsheviks). At 1939 Congress of Al-Union Communist Party (Bolsheviks) elected member, Central Auditing Commission, and at 1941 Conference member of the Central Committee.

1941-1944 member, Military Council, North Caucasian Front, and Chief of Staff, Stavropol Kray partisan forces. 1944-1946 Chairman, Bureau for Lithuania, Central Committee, All-Union Communist Party (Bolsheviks). 1946-1947 Head, Agitation and Propaganda Department, Central Committee, Al-Union Communist Party (Bolsheviks).

1949-1950 simultaneously Chief Editor, “Pravda”.


Member, Communist Party, since 1921.


Member, Communist Party, since 1921.