Yuri Andropov

Soviet General Secretary Yuri Andropov Full Name: Yuri Andropov
Nationality: Russian

Profession: Soviet General Secretary
Why Famous: General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union from November 12, 1982 until his death fifteen months later in 1984.

Born: June 15, 1914
Star Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Nagutskaya, Stavropol Region, Russian Empire

Died: February 9, 1984 (aged 69)
Cause of Death: Total renal failure

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