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Aleksei Stepanovich Vedernikov

Aleksei Vedernikov, USSR Revolutionary.

Background

  • Vedernikov, Aleksei was born in 1880.

  • Career

    • Joined theSD Party, 1897. Took part in the 1905 Revolution in Moscow. During the October Revolution, directed the seizure of the post office and telegraph in Moscow.

      Commander of the Red Guards in Moscow after the Bolshevik take-over, 1917. Quelled an anti-communist uprising in Murom during the Civil War.
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    Born 1880
    Died 1919
    (aged 39)
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