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Mykola Marchak

Mykola Marchak
8th Chairman of the Council of People's Commissars of the Ukrainian SSR
In office
13 October 1937 – 21 February 1938
Preceded by Mykhailo Bondarenko
Succeeded by Demyan Korotchenko
Personal details
Born (1904-01-08)8 January 1904
Zalistsi, Podolia Governorate
Died 23 September 1938(1938-09-23) (aged 34)
Political party All-Union Communist Party (bolsheviks)

Mykola Makarovych Marchak (Ukrainian: Микола Макарович Марчак; 5 January 1904 - 23 September 1938) was a Ukrainian and Soviet politician, who was the acting Chairman of the Council of People's Commissars of Ukrainian SSR (today's equivalent of prime-minister) from October 1937 to February 1938.[1]

In 20 June 1938, Marchak was arrested and accused of belonging to an anti-Soviet Trotskyist organization. On 23 September 1938, Marchak was found guilty by the Military Collegium of the Supreme Court of the USSR and was sentenced death. Marchak was rehabilitated by the resolution of the Military Collegium of the Supreme Court of the USSR of 17 June 1958.


Mykola Marchak was born in a peasant family in a small village in Khmelnytskyi Oblast, western Ukraine.


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Political offices
Preceded by
Mykhailo Bondarenko
Prime Minister of Ukraine (Ukrainian SSR)
Succeeded by
Demyan Korotchenko

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