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Mechislav Iul’evich Kozlovskii

Mechislav Kozlovskii, USSR Soviet lawmaker, politician.

Background

  • Kozlovskii, Mechislav was born on January 13, 1876 in Wilno.

  • Education

    • Graduated from Moscow University in law.

    Career

    • Involved in revolutionary activity in Lithuania from 1896. Close to his countryman Dzerzhinskii. Emigrated in 1906. Trade-union activist in Petersburg in 1909.

      In 1917, ensured the Petrograd link between Lenin and Helphand through Ganetskii in Stockholm. Member of the Executive Committee of the Petrograd Soviet in 1917. Arrested in July 1917.

      Released after the Kornilov affair, August 1917. After the October Revolution, worked in the People’s Commissariat of Justice, 1917-1920. Soviet consul in Austria, 1922-1923.

      After 1923, legal expert in the Ministry of Transport. Regarded as the Bolshevik’s top legal expert in 1917.

    Religion

    Religion doesn't give equal treatment to women and therefore contradicts basic human rights.

    Views

    The Communist Party of the Soviet Union is the leading and guiding force of Soviet society, and the nucleus of its political system, of all state and public organizations.

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    Born January 13, 1876
    Died March 3, 1927
    (aged 51)
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