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Nikolai Fedorovich Gikalo

politician

Nikolai Gikalo, USSR Politician.

Background

Gikalo, Nikolai was born in 1897.

Education

Educated at a school for medical orderlies, 1915.

Career

During the Civil War, active leader of Red detachments in the northern Caucasus (Groznyi, Terek, Daghestan), 1918-1920. Commander of Red forces in the Terek Oblast’, 1920. Secretary of the Moscow Party committee, 1931.

1st Secretary of the Central Committee of the Bolshevik Party in Belorussia, 1932. 1st Secretary of the Kharkov party obkom, 1937.