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Aleksandr Glagolev

Russian Orthodox clergyman

Aleksandr Glagolev, Russian Orthodox clergyman.

Background

Glagolev, Aleksandr was born in 1882.

Career

Priest in the Orthodox church. Professor of the Old Testament at the Kiev Theological Academy. Gave important evidence for the defence at the famous Beilis trial in Kiev in 1913.

Well-known theological writer. Arrested, 1930, but soon released. Re-arrested, 1938.