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Iurii Petrovich Gaven

Iurii Gaven, USSR Revolutionary.

Background

  • Gaven, Iurii was born in 1884.

  • Career

    • Joined the Bolsheviks, 1902. A local communist leader in the Crimea during the Civil War. Held a large number of posts, including that of Minister of the Interior.

      Head of the Government of the Crimean Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic, 1921-1924. After that worked in Gosplan. Disappeared during the Stalinist purges.
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    Born 1884
    Died 1936
    (aged 52)
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