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Iurii Petrovich Gaven

Revolutionary

Iurii Gaven, USSR Revolutionary.

Background

Gaven, Iurii was born in 1884.

Career

Joined the Bolsheviks, 1902. A local communist leader in the Crimea during the Civil War. Held a large number of posts, including that of Minister of the Interior.

Head of the Government of the Crimean Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic,1921-1924. After that worked in Gosplan. Disappeared during the Stalinist purges.