Yuri Andropov facts for kids
Yuri Vladimirovich Andropov (1914-1984) was a Soviet politician. He was born in Nagutskoye, Russian SFSR.
Andropov was Director of the KGB for an unusually long time: 1967–1982 (Jan-May). He was General Secretary of the CPSU from November 12, 1982 until his death fifteen months later. He had diabetes mellitus and died of renal failure in Moscow, Russian SFSR.
|General Secretary of the Soviet Communist Party
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Andropov and Wojciech Jaruzelski, General Secretary of the Polish United Workers' Party
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