Yumjaagiin Tsedenbal (1916 – 1991). Leader of Mongolia from 1940 to 1984.
Yumjaagiin Tsedenbal (1916 – 1991) leader of Mongolia from 1940 to 1984. He served as prime minister and general secretary of the Mongolian People's Party.His foreign policy was marked by efforts to bring Mongolia into ever-closer cooperation with the USSR.At the time of the Sino-Soviet split, Tsedenbal decisively sided with the Soviet Union and incurred China's wrath. In Mongolia,he is remembered for successfully maintaining a path of relatively moderate socialism during the Cold War.
In Brezhnev funeral (November 1982) in the front row of the socialist "VIP's", L. to R.: Husak (Czekoslovakia), Jaruzelski (Poland), F.Castro (Cuba), J.Kadar (Hungary), Tsedenbal (Mongolia) and Ceausescu (Romania).