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Nikolai Tikhonov
Николай Тихонов
Chairman of the Council of Ministers
of the Soviet Union
In office
23 October 1980 – 27 September 1985
First Deputies Ivan Arkhipov
Heydar Aliyev
Andrei Gromyko
Preceded by Alexei Kosygin
Succeeded by Nikolai Ryzhkov
First Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Soviet Union
In office
2 September 1976 – 23 October 1980
Premier Alexei Kosygin
Preceded by Dmitry Polyansky
Succeeded by Ivan Arkhipov
Full member of the 25th, 26th, 27th Politburo
In office
27 November 1979 – 15 October 1985
Candidate member of the 25th Politburo
In office
27 November 1978 – 27 November 1979
Personal details
Born (1905-05-14)14 May 1905
Kharkiv, Kharkov Governorate, Russian Empire
Died 1 June 1997(1997-06-01) (aged 92)
Moscow, Russia
Citizenship Soviet and Russian
Nationality Russian
Political party Communist Party of the Soviet Union (1940-1989)
Alma mater Dnipropetrovsk Metallurgical Institute
Profession Metallurgists

Nikolai Aleksandrovich Tikhonov (Russian: Николай Александрович Тихонов; 14 May [O.S. 1 May] 1905 – 1 June 1997) was a Soviet politician during the Cold War. He was Chairman of the Council of Ministers from 1980 to 1985.

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