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|Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Karelo-Finnish SSR|
|Succeeded by||Voldemar Virolainen|
|Preceded by||Voldemar Virolainen|
|Succeeded by||Ivan Stepanovich Belyayev|
|Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Karelian ASSR|
16 July 1956 – 18 July 1979
|Preceded by||Otto Ville Kuusinen (SSR)|
|Succeeded by||N. Kalinin|
Pavel Stepanovich Prokofiev
(1909-07-16)July 16, 1909
Klyushina Gora, Olonets Governorate
|Died||July 18, 1979(1979-07-18) (aged 70)
Petrozavodsk, Karelian ASSR
|Political party||Communist Party of the Karelo-Finnish SSR, CPSU|
Pavel Stepanovich Prokkonen (Russian: Павел Степанович Прокконен; 16 July 1909 – 18 July 1979), born Prokofiev (Russian: Проко́фьев), was a Karelian Soviet politician. He was appointed as the Chairman of the Council of the People's Commissars of the Karelo-Finnish Soviet Socialist Republic (1940–1947) and Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Karelo-Finnish Soviet Socialist Republic (1950–1956) ("prime minister" of the Republic). Prokkonen was also the Minister of Karelian Affairs for the Finnish Democratic Republic during the Winter War in 1940 (under the name Paavo Prokkonen)
After the Karelo-Finnish SSR was incorporated into the Russian SFSR as the Karelian Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic in 1956, Prokkonen was the Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Karelian Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic (1956–1979).
Pavel Prokkonen was awarded the Order of Lenin twice, the Order of the Patriotic War second class once, the Order of the Red Banner of Labour twice, and the Order of the Badge of Honor twice.
- Geroizm naroda v dni voiny: Vospominaniia, (1974) D811.5 .P73 1974
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