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Yuri Andropov

Head of State (14-Jun-1914 — 9-Feb-1984)


Arnold Beichman; Mikhail S. Bernstam. Andropov: New Challenge to the West: A Political Biography. New York: Stein and Day. 1983. 255pp.

Martin Ebon. The Andropov File: The Life and Ideas of Yuri V. Andropov, General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. McGraw-Hill. 1983. 284pp.

Zhores A. Medvedev. Andropov. W. W. Norton. 1981. 227pp.

Vladimir Solovyov; Elena Klepikova. Yuri Andropov: A Secret Passage Into the Kremlin. Macmillan. 1983. 302pp.

Jonathan Steele. World Power: Soviet Foreign Policy Under Brezhnev and Andropov. London: Michael Joseph. 1983. 287pp.

Jonathan Steele; Eric Abraham. Andropov in Power: From Komsomol to Kremlin. Anchor Press/Doubleday. 1984. 216pp.


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  6. Random House Dictionary of World Biography (p.16)

  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.22)

  8. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.47)

  9. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.16)

  10. Legends in Their Own Time (p.9)

  11. A Dictionary of 20th Century World Biography (Oxford) (p.12)

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