Ministry of Coal Industry

Summary

The Ministry of Coal Industry (Minugleprom; Russian: Министерство угольной промышленности СССР) was a government ministry in the Soviet Union.

A ukase of the Presidium Supreme Soviet USSR of 28 December 1948 created the all-union Ministry of the Coal Industry USSR by merging the Ministry of the Coal Industry of Western Regions USSR, the Ministry of the Coal Industry of Eastern Regions USSR, and the Ministry for Construction of Fuel Enterprises USSR.[1]

The coal industry had originally been part of the all-union People's Commissariat of Heavy Industry. A ukase of the Presidium, Supreme Soviet USSR of 24 January 1939 established the all-union People's Commissariat of Fuel Industry, which included the coal, shale and petroleum industries. A ukase of 12 October 1939 subdivided the all-union People's Commissariat of Fuel Industry into the all-union People's Commissariat of the Coal Industry USSR and the all-union People's Commissariat of Petroleum Industry USSR.[1]

The all-union People's Commissariat of the Coal Industry USSR was split by a 19 January 1946 ukase into the all union People's Commissariat of the Coal Industry of Western Regions USSR and the all-union People's Commissariat of the Coal industry of Eastern Regions USSR. A ukase of 28 January 1946 established the People's Commissariat for Construction of Fuel Enterprises USSR. The three commissariat 3 became ministries on 15 March 1946.[1]

List of ministers

Source:[2][3]

No. Portrait Minister of Coal Industry Took office Left office Time in office Cabinet
1
Vasily Vakhrushev
Vakhrushev, VasilyVasily Vakhrushev
(1902–1947)
12 October 193919 January 194099 daysMolotov IV
2
Aleksandr F. Zasyadko [ru]
Zasyadko, AleksandrAleksandr F. Zasyadko [ru]
(1910–1963)
28 December 19482 March 19556 years, 64 daysStalin II–III
Malenkov I–II
Bulganin
3
Alexander N. Zademidko [ru]
Alexander N. ZademidkoAlexander N. Zademidko [ru]
(1908–2001)
2 March 195510 May 19572 years, 69 daysBulganin
4
Boris Bratshenko [ru]
Bratshenko, BorisBoris Bratshenko [ru]
(1912–2004)
2 October 196515 December 198520 years, 74 daysKosygin IIIIIIIVV
Tikhonov III
Ryzhkov I
5
Mikhail Shchadov [ru]
Shchadov, MikhailMikhail Shchadov [ru]
(1927–2011)
15 December 198524 August 19915 years, 252 daysRyzhkov I–II
Pavlov

References

  1. ^ a b c "Organization Of The Ministry of Coal Industry USSR" (PDF). CIA. Retrieved 18 November 2017. Public Domain This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.
  2. ^ "Governments of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics 1917-1964". Archived from the original on 28 November 2017. Retrieved 28 November 2017.
  3. ^ "Governments of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics 1964-1991". Archived from the original on 28 November 2017. Retrieved 28 November 2017.