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Aleksandr Ivanovich Tiniakov

journalist , poet , Cheka official

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.