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Sofia Samoilovna Goncharskaia

Revolutionary

Sofia Goncharskaia, USSR Revolutionary.

Background

Goncharskaia, Sofia was born in 1889.

Education

Graduated from the Institute of Red Professors.

Career

Took part in the 1905 Revolution in Odessa. Emigrated, 1911. Member of the Socialist Party in the USA, where she represented the Bolshevik tendency. Returned to Russia, 1917.

Took part in the Bolshevik take-over in Petrograd, October 1917. During the Civil War, political officer with the Red Army in the Urals. Government representative of the Soviet buffer state-the Far Eastern Republic in the RSFSR, 1920.