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Ivan Ivanovich Gren

Ivan Gren, USSR Vice-admiral.

Background

  • Gren, Ivan was born in 1898.

  • Education

    • Graduated from higher naval courses, 1922.

    Career

    • Joined the Red Navy and the Communist Party, 1918. Naval artillery expert in the Baltic fleet, 1927-1930. Head of the naval artillery defence of Leningrad, 1941 — 43.

      Head of the navy’s artillery department, 1943-1945. Taught at the Naval Academy, 1946-1960.

    Religion

    Religion divides people, and is a cause of numerous wars and conflicts throughout the human history.

    Views

    The emphasis on peaceful coexistence doesn’t mean that the Soviet Union accepted a static world with clear lines. Socialism is inevitable and the "correlations of forces" were moving towards socialism.

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    Born 1898
    Died 1960
    (aged 62)
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