Definition of Chernenko, Konstantin in English:

Chernenko, Konstantin

Line breaks: Kon|stan¦tin Cher|nenko
Pronunciation: /tʃəˈnjɛŋkəʊ
  • (1911–85), Soviet statesman, General Secretary of the Communist Party of the USSR and President 1984-5; full name Konstantin Ustinovich Chernenko. He died after only thirteen months in office and was succeeded by Mikhail Gorbachev.

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