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Ivan Vasil’evich Rogov

Ivan Rogov, USSR Col.-general, political officer.

Background

  • Rogov, Ivan was born in 1899.

  • Career

    • Joined the Bolshevik Party, 1918,and the Red Army, 1919. Took part in the Civil War. Political officer in naval border-guard forces.

      Head of the political department of the Soviet Navy, and Deputy Minister of the Navy, 1939. Member of the Central Committee of the Bolshevik Party, 1939-1949. Took part in World War II in the Black Sea.

    Religion

    Religion is bad because it divides people, and is a cause of conflict and war.

    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 1899
    Died 1949
    (aged 50)
    Nationality