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Andrei Ivanovich Shingarev


Andrei Shingarev, USSR Politician.


Shingarev, Andrei was born in 1869.


Doctor by profession. Member of the Cadet Party. Member of the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Dumas.

After the February Revolution 1917, Minister of Agriculture in the Provisional Government. Together with his colleague F. Kokoshkin, murdered by revolutionary sailors just before the opening session of the Constituent Assembly, in the MariinskiiHospital, where they had been transferred from the Peter and Paul Fortress. The Bolshevik authorities sabotaged the search for the murderers which at the time created a nationwide sensation.