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Aleksandr Eduard Keskula

Aleksandr Keskula, USSR Revolutionary.

Background

  • Keskula, Aleksandr was born in 1882 in Tartu, Estonia.

  • Career

    • Participated in the 1905 Revolution. Arrested, amnestied, emigrated to Switzerland. During World War I, became the linkman between the German Ambassador Baron Romberg and various Russian revolutionary leaders, including Lenin.

      Tried to enlist German help for Estonian independence. Ensured the link between Switzerland, Scandinavia and Russia for Russian revolutionary emigres during World War I.
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    Born 1882
    Died 1963
    (aged 81)
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