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Leonid Kravchuk cause of death: What happened to Ukraine’s first President?

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Antonina Kravchuk and his wife

Leonid Makarovych Kravchuk, the first president of Ukraine on May 10, 2022.

He served as the first president of Ukraine after independence. Leonid Kravchuk served from December 5, 1991 to July 19, 1994.

Leonid Kravchuk was the leader of the Social Democratic Party of Ukraine from 1994 to 2009. Until his death, he was still actively involved in the politics of Ukraine.

He was born into a not so wealth family. Leonid Kravchuk have his date of birth to be January 10, 1934. He was born in Ζytyn, Poland which is now modern day Velykyi Zytyn in Ukraine.

Leonid Kravchuk completed the Kyiv State university and then later, Academy of Social Sciences of CPSU.

He also served as the chairman of the Verkhovna Rada before his demise. During his regime as president, Leonid Kravchuk made so many decrees including the decree about the liquidation of the Kyiv Military district.

Leonid Kravchuk cause of death: What happened to Ukraine’s first President?

Leonid Kravchuk’s death was confirmed on May 10, 2022. He had heart issues that made him under go surgery in June 2021.

An illness he has been battling with finally killed him. He left behind his wife, Antonina Mykhailivna Kravchuk, his son Oleksandr Leonidovych Kravchuk and his grandchildren and great- grandchildren.

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