Vyacheslav Menzhinsky

Politician

1874 – 1934

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Who was Vyacheslav Menzhinsky?

Vyacheslav Rudolfovich Menzhinsky was a Polish-Russian revolutionary, a Soviet statesman and Party official who served as chairman of the OGPU from 1926 to 1934. Fluent in over ten languages, Menzhinsky was the second and last member of the Polish nobility among the Lubyanka's leaders.

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Born
Aug 19, 1874
Saint Petersburg
Ethnicity
  • Poles
Nationality
  • Russia
Profession
Education
  • Saint Petersburg State University
Died
May 10, 1934
Moscow
Resting place
Kremlin Wall Necropolis

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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