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Aleksandr Ivanovich Tiniakov

Aleksandr Tiniakov, USSR Poet, journalist, Cheka official.

Background

  • Tiniakov, Aleksandr was born in 1886.

  • Career

    • Lived in Kazan’ before World War I. Minor poet. Joined the Cheka, first in Kazan’, 1917, and later in Petrograd. In this role, received the attention of literary figures, who had previously refused to take notice of him.

    Religion

    All religions persuade people to rely on outside authority, thus preventing them to become self-reliant.

    Views

    The role of the individual as a member of a collective is more important than the individual.

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    Born 1886
    Died 1922
    (aged 36)
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