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Klavdia Timofeevna Novgorodtseva


Klavdia Novgorodtseva, USSR Politician.


Novgorodtseva, Klavdia was born on March 22, 1876 in Ekaterinburg (now Sverdlovsk). Daughter of a merchant.


Studied in Petersburg, 1897-1899.


Teacher in the Urals, 1894-1897. Returned to the Urals as a revolutionary activist. Became the wife of la.

Sverdlov. Exiled with her husband to Turukhansk, 1915-1917. Head of the Secretariat of the Central Committee of the Bolshevik Party, 1918-1920. Director of organizations concerning children in the Soviet Union, 1920-1925.

As head of the department of school books in state publishing, supervised the sovietization of school books in Russia, 1925-1931. Worked as a censor in Glavlit, 1931-1944. Retired, 1946.