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Larisa Mikhailovna Reisner

Larisa Reisner, USSR Revolutionary.

Background

  • Reisner, Larisa was born in 1895. Daughter of a professor.

  • Career

    • Close to the Bolshevik leaders. Renowned as a famous beauty in Petersburg before World War I. Among her admirers was N. Gumilev. Married the revolutionary F. Raskol'nikov, who was later appointed Soviet Naval Minister, which in turn brought her the post of vice-minister of the Red Navy. Accompanied her husband to the Soviet Embassy in Afghanistan.

      Left him for another sailor and revolutionary, Dybenko.
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    Born 1895
    Died 1926
    (aged 31)
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