Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev
Introduction Khrushchev, Nikita Sergeyevich
(nyĭkēˈtə syĭrgāˈyəvĭch khrŏschôfˈ) [key
], 1894–1971, Soviet Communist leader, premier of the USSR (1958–64), and first secretary of the Communist party of the Soviet Union (1953–64).
Sections in this article:
The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.