Myechyslaw Ivanavich Hryb (Belarusian: Мечыслаў Іванавіч Грыб, [mʲetʂɨˈsɫau̯ ɣrɨp], Russian: Мечислав Иванович Гриб, [mʲɪtɕɪˈsɫaf jɪˈvanəvʲɪtɕ ˈgrʲip] born on 25 September 1938) was the eleventh Chairman of the Supreme Soviet of Belarus from 28 January 1994 to 10 January 1996. In his capacity as the head of state, Hryb adopted the first Constitution of Belarus. He succeeded Stanislav Shushkevich and was head of state from 28 January to 20 July 1994 until Alexander Lukashenko replaced him in the new office called President of Belarus, which became the new head of state office. He continued as a parliamentary speaker. Hryb is now a politician in the opposition and a member of the Social-Democratic Party.