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Irina Konstantinovna Kakhovskaia Edit Profile

Revolutionary

Irina Kakhovskaia, USSR Revolutionary.

Background

Kakhovskaia, Irina was born in 1888.

Career

Member of the SR Maximalists Party, 1906. Members of the left SRs, 1917. In exile for revolutionary activity, 1908-1917.

Leader of a partisan group fighting the German army in the Ukraine, 1918. Together with B. Donskoi, assassinated the commander of the German army in the Ukraine, Field-Marshal Eichhorn, 30 July 1918. Arrested and sentenced but managed to escape (Donskoi was hanged).

Under Stalin, one of the longest-serving Gulag prisoners, 1921-1955. Released only after Stalin’s death. In old age, lived near Moscow.