• Born date: 1904-07-24
  • Born in: Russian empire
  • Death date: 1974-12-06
  • Death in: Soviet Union
Nikolay Gerasimovich Kuznetsov

Nikolay Gerasimovich Kuznetsov (Russian: Никола́й Гера́симович Кузнецо́в) (July 24, 1904, Medvedki – December 6, 1974, Moscow) was a Soviet naval officer who achieved the rank of Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union and served as People's Commissar of the Navy during The Second World War. The Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov is named in his honor.