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Viktor Chernomyrdin
Виктор Черномырдин
ЧЕРНОМЫРДИН Виктор Степанович.jpg
Prime Minister of Russia
In office
23 August 1998 – 11 September 1998
Acting
President Boris Yeltsin
Preceded by Sergei Kiriyenko
Succeeded by Yevgeny Primakov
In office
14 December 1992 – 23 March 1998
President Boris Yeltsin
Preceded by Yegor Gaidar
Succeeded by Sergei Kiriyenko
Deputy Prime Minister of Russia
In office
30 May 1992 – 14 December 1992
President Boris Yeltsin
Prime Minister Boris Yeltsin
Yegor Gaidar (acting)
Minister of Gas Industry of the Soviet Union
In office
13 February 1985 – 17 July 1989
Premier Nikolai Tikhonov
Nikolai Ryzhkov
Preceded by Vasili Dinkov
Succeeded by Post abolished
Personal details
Born (1938-04-09)9 April 1938
Chernyi Otrog, Orenburg Oblast, Russian SFSR
Died 3 November 2010(2010-11-03) (aged 72)
Moscow
Political party United Russia (2000–2010)
Other political
affiliations
Communist Party (1961–1995)
Our Home-Russia (1995–2000)
Spouse(s) Valentina Chernomyrdina (died 2010)
Children Andrey
Vitali
Awards Order of Friendship

Viktor Stepanovich Chernomyrdin (Russian: Ви́ктор Степа́нович Черномы́рдин, 9 April 1938 – 3 November 2010) was a Russian politician. He was the first chairman of the Gazprom energy company. Chernomyrdin was the longest-serving Prime Minister of Russia serving from 1992 to 1998.

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