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Sofia Samoilovna Goncharskaia

Sofia Goncharskaia, USSR Revolutionary.

Background

  • Goncharskaia, Sofia was born in 1889.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the Institute of Red Professors.

    Career

    • Took part in the 1905 Revolution in Odessa. Emigrated, 1911. Member of the Socialist Party in the USA, where she represented the Bolshevik tendency. Returned to Russia, 1917.

      Took part in the Bolshevik take-over in Petrograd, October 1917. During the Civil War, political officer with the Red Army in the Urals. Government representative of the Soviet buffer state-the Far Eastern Republic in the RSFSR, 1920.
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    Born 1889
    Died 1973
    (aged 84)
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