Yuri Vladimirovich Andropov was a Soviet politician and the fourth General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. Following the 18-year rule of the late Leonid Brezhnev, Andropov served in the post for only 15 months, from November 1982 until his own death in February 1984. Earlier in his career, Andropov served as the Soviet ambassador to Hungary from 1954 to 1957, during which time he was involved in the suppression of the 1956 Hungarian Uprising, and then Chairman of the KGB from 1967 until 1982. For sale, Yuri Andropov’s autograph is offered on his book Yu. Andropov: Selected Speeches and Articles. The book was released in late 1979. The autograph was received on January 18, 1980. It is worth noting that the autograph was given by Andropov when he wasn’t yet the Secretary-General of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. Autograph has a certificate of authenticity. You can see the number on the RUSCOA website RUSCOA. The item “Authentic Autograph of Yuri Andropov on his book (with COA)” is in sale since Saturday, August 18, 2018. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Autographs\Celebrities”. The seller is “histpolitautographs_prembrands” and is located in Golytsino. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Russian Federation
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Celebrity: Yuri Andropov
- Autograph Authentication: RUS COA