Leonid Korniyets

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Leonid Korniyets
Chairman of All-Ukrainian Central Executive Committee
In office
March 1938 – 25 July 1938
Preceded by Hryhoriy Petrovsky
Succeeded by position transformed
Chairman of Presidium of Verkhovna Rada
In office
27 July 1938 – 28 July 1939
Preceded by position created
Succeeded by Mykhailo Hrechukha
7th Chairman of the Council of People's Commissars of the Ukrainian SSR
In office
6 August 1939 – 16 February 1944
Preceded by Demyan Korotchenko
Succeeded by Nikita Khrushchev
Personal details
Born (1901-08-21)21 August 1901
Bobrynets, Yelizavetgrad county, Kherson Governorate, Russian Empire
Died 29 May 1969(1969-05-29) (aged 67)
Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Political party All-Union Communist Party (bolsheviks)

Leonid Romanovych Korniyets (Ukrainian: Леонід Романович Корнієць; 21 August 1901 – 29 May 1969) was a Ukrainian and Soviet politician, who served as the head of government of Ukrainian SSR (today's equivalent of prime-minister) from 1939 to 1944.[1]


Leonid Korniyets was born in a town of Bobrynets that today is in Kirovohrad Oblast, central Ukraine.


Political offices
Preceded by
position created
Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Ukrainian SSR
Succeeded by
Mykhailo Hrechukha
Preceded by
Demyan Korotchenko
Prime Minister of Ukraine (Ukrainian SSR)
Succeeded by
Nikita Khrushchev