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7th Leader of the Soviet Union
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Full Name: Konstantin Ustinovich Chernenko
Born: Sep. 24, 1911 in Yeniseysk Governorate, Russian Empire
Died: March 10, 1985 in Moscow, Soviet Union
Konstantin Ustinovich Chernenko was a Soviet politician and the fifth General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, leading that country from 1984 until his death in 1985