Moisei Uritsky
Moisei Solomonovich Uritsky (Russian: Моисей Соломонович Урицкий; (1873-01-14)January 14, 1873–August 17, 1918(1918-08-17)) was a Bolshevik revolutionary leader in Russia.
Uritsky was bo...
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Maria Smith-Falkner
Maria Natanovna Smith-Falkner (Russian: Мария Натановна Смит-Фалькнер; February 16 [February 4, Old Style], 1878 in Taganrog – March 7, 1968 in Moscow) was a Soviet economist and statistician of ...
Bolsheviks
The Bolsheviks, originally also Bolshevists or Bolsheviki (Russian: большевики, большевик (singular); [bəlʲʂɨˈvʲik]; derived from большинство bol'shinstvo, "majority", literally meaning "one of t...
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Vera Zasulich
Vera Ivanovna Zasulich (Russian: Ве́ра Ива́новна Засу́лич; 8 August [O.S. 27 July] 1849 – 8 May 1919) was a Russian Menshevik writer and revolutionary.
Zasulich was bor...
Yedinstvo
Yedinstvo or Edinstvo (Russian: Единство, meaning Unity) was a faction within the Russian Social Democratic Labor Party (RSDLP) between 1914 and 1917 and then a small independent party in 1917 and...
Varvara Yakovleva (politician)
Varvara Nikolaevna Yakovleva (Russian: Варвара Николаевна Яковлева) (1884 - 1941 or 1944) was a prominent Bolshevik party member and Soviet government official who later supported Leon Trotsky's a...
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Leon Trotsky
Leon Trotsky (/ˈtrɒtski/; Russian: Лев Дави́дович Тро́цкий; [ˈlʲɛf ˈtrotskʲɪj]; born Lev Davidovich Bronshtein; 7 November [O.S. 26 October] 1879 – 21 August 1940) was a Marxist ...
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Vadim Podbelsky
Vadim Nikolayevich Podbelsky (Russian: Вади́м Никола́евич Подбе́льский; November 1887, Yakutia - February 25, 1920, Moscow) was a Russian revolutionary and Bolshevik statesman following the Russia...
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Evgeni Gegechkori
Evgeni Gegechkori (Georgian: ევგენი გეგეჭკორი) (January 20, 1881, Martvili – June 5, 1954, Paris) was a Georgian nobleman, politician and Social Democratic revolutionary.Born of a noble family,he ...
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Ivan Fioletov
Ivan Timofeevich Fioletov Иван Тимофеевич Фиолетов (1884 - 20 September 1918) was a Russian Communist activist, one of the Bolshevik Party leaders in Azerbaijan during the Russian Revolution.Fioletov ...
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Noe Khomeriki
Noe Khomeriki (Georgian: ნოე ხომერიკი) (January 1, 1883 – September 1, 1924) was a Georgian politician involved in the Social Democrat movement and shot during the Bolshevik Red Terror in the Geor...
Vpered
Vpered (Forward or Hasten) (1909 - 1912) was an organization emanating from within the Russian Social Democratic Labour Party (Russian Social Democracy or RSDLP). The faction was gathered by Alexander...
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Valerian Ivanovich Abakovsky
Valerian Ivanovich Abakovsky (Russian: Валериа́н Ива́нович Абако́вский, Latvian: Valerians Abakovskis) (5 October 1895 – 24 July 1921) is best remembered as the inventor of the Aerowagon.
Ethn...
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Meyer Basin
Meyer Velkovich Basin (June 8, 1890 - September 20, 1918) was a member of the military-revolutionary committee of the Caucasian Army.One of the 26 Baku Commissars who were Bolshevik and Left Socialist...
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Alexander Potresov
Alexander Nikolayevich Potresov (Russian: Алекса́ндр Никола́евич Потре́сов) (September 13, 1869, Moscow – July 11, 1934, Paris) was a Russian social democrat and one of the leaders of Menshevism. ...
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Mark Rein (journalist)
Mark Rafailovich Rein (1909-1937?) was a socialist journalist. His father was the Menshevik leader Rafail Abramovich (Rein).
Mark Rafailovich Rein was born in 1909 in Vilnius, Lithuania (then Viln...
Pyotr Voykov
Pyotr Lazarevich Voykov (Russian: Пётр Ла́заревич Во́йков; party aliases: Пётрусь and Интеллигент, or Piotrus and Intelligent) (August 13 [O.S. August 1] 1888 – June 7, 192...
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Serafima Hopner
Serafima Hopner (Russian: Серафима Ильинична Гопнер; 1880–1966) was a Bolshevik politician, a Hero of Socialist Labor (1960), and a Doctor of Historical Sciences (1934).Beginning in 1905, she was ...
Workers' Opposition
The Workers' Opposition (Russian: Рабочая оппозиция) was a faction of the Russian Communist Party that emerged in 1920 as a response to the perceived over-bureaucratisation that was occurring in S...
Pyotr Nikiforov
Pyotr Mikhailovich Nikiforov (Russian: Петр Михайлович Никифоров) (1882, Irkutsk Governorate – January 9, 1974, Moscow) was a Russian revolutionary, Soviet politician, and the third Chairman of th...
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Yakov Yurovsky
Yakov Mikhailovich Yurovsky (Russian: Я́ков Миха́йлович Юро́вский; 19 June [O.S. 7 June] 1878–2 August 1938) was an Old Bolshevik best known as the chief executioner of Emp...
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Nariman Narimanov
Narimanov Nariman Karbalayi Najaf oglu (Azerbaijani: Nərimanov Nəriman Kərbəlayi Nəcəf oğlu, Russian: Нарима́нов Нарима́н Кербелаи Наджа́ф оглу; April 2, 1870 – March 19, 1925) was an Azerbaij...
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Varlam Avanesov
Varlam Aleksandrovich Avanesov (Russian: Варлаам Александрович Аванесов; born Suren Karpovich Martirosyan, Russian: Сурен Карпович Мартиросян; 1884-March 16, 1930) was an Armenian Bolshevik and So...
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Yevgeny Polivanov
Yevgeny Dmitrievich Polivanov (Russian: Евге́ний Дми́триевич Полива́нов; 12 March [O.S. 28 February] 1891 – 25 January 1938) was a Soviet linguist, orientalist and polyglot.He wr...
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Nikita Khrushchev
Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev (April 15 [O.S. April 3] 1894 – September 11, 1971) was a Russian politician who led the Soviet Union during part of the Cold War. He served as Fir...
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Razhden Arsenidze
Razhden Arsenidze (Georgian: რაჟდენ არსენიძე) (October 1, 1880 – May 24, 1965) was a Georgian jurist, journalist, and politician. He was involved with the Georgian Social Democratic Labour Party, ...
Itska Rizhinashvili
Abram "Itska" Rizhinashvili (Georgian: იცკა რიჟინაშვილი‏; April 12, 1886 – July 17, 1906) was a Georgian Jew from Kutaisi (then part of the Russian Empire. He studied at the Kutaisi Real Gymnasium...
Factions of the Russian Social Democratic Labour Party
Throughout history, there were a number of political factions within the RSDLP (Russian Social Democratic Labour Party), in addition to the major split of Bolsheviks and Mensheviks.