Definition of Chernenko, Konstantin in English:

Chernenko, Konstantin

proper noun

  • (1911–85), Soviet statesman, General Secretary of the Communist Party of the USSR and president 1984–5; full name Konstantin Ustinovich Chernenko. He died after only thirteen months in office and was succeeded by Mikhail Gorbachev.

Pronunciation

Chernenko, Konstantin

/tʃəˈnjɛŋkəʊ/