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Myechyslaw Hryb
Мечыслаў Грыб (Belarusian)
Мечислав Гриб (Russian)
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Hryb in 2015
Chairman of the Supreme Council Of Belarus (acting)
In office
28 January 1994 – 10 January 1996
Prime Minister Vyacheslav Kebich
Mikhail Chigir
Preceded by Stanislav Shushkevich Vyacheslav Kuznetsov (acting)
Succeeded by Alexander Lukashenko (as head of state)
Anatoly Malofeyev (as Speaker of Parliament)
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Myechyslaw Ivanavich Hryb

(1938-09-25) 25 September 1938 (age 84)
Sawicze, Second Polish Republic
Political party Belarusian Social Democratic Party (Assembly)
Ethnicity Belarusian

Myechyslaw Ivanavich Hryb (born on 25 September 1938) is a Belarusian politician who was the eleventh Chairman of the Supreme Soviet of Belarus from 28 January 1994 to 10 January 1996. In his capacity as the head of state, Hryb adopted the first Constitution of Belarus. He succeeded Stanislav Shushkevich and was head of state from 28 January to 20 July 1994 until Alexander Lukashenko replaced him in the new office called President of Belarus, which became the new head of state office. He continued as a parliamentary speaker. Hryb is now a politician in the opposition and a member of the Social-Democratic Party.

In October 2020, Hryb was appointed by opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya to a Public Constitutional Commission as its Chairman, tasked with proposing democratic reforms to the Constitution of Belarus. This opposition panel is not recognized by the government of Alexander Lukashenko.

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