Alexander Gavrilovich Shliapnikov (Russian: Алекса́ндр Гаври́лович Шля́пников) (August 30, 1885 – September 2, 1937) was a Russian communist revolutionary, metalworker, and trade union leader. He is best remembered as a memoirist of the October Revolution of 1917 and as the leader of the Workers' Opposition, one ...
Shliapnikov, Alexander, 1885-1937. Biography of working class Bolshevik, Alexander Shliapnikov, active in the Workers' Opposition movement who was eventually purged from the party and executed for his activities. Alexander Shliapnikov was born in 1885 in Murom, Russia, into a Russian family belonging to the urban estate (meshchanstvo) and ...
Alexander Shliapnikov (1885-1937), a Russian worker, trade union leader, and revolutionary who reached the highest levels of the Soviet government after the October revolution, believed in fostering workers' initiative to emancipate themselves and right to control their trade unions and their political party.
Alexander Gavrilovich Shliapnikov was a Russian communist revolutionary, metalworker, and trade union leader. He is best remembered as a memoirist of the October Revolution of 1917 and as the leader of the Workers' Opposition, one of the primary opposition movements inside the Russian Communist Party during the 1920s.
Alexander Shliapnikov 1885-1937. Biography. Works. On the relations between the Russian Communist Party, the soviets, and production unions, March 1920. Theses of the Workers Opposition, March 1921. Appeal of the 22, 1922. On the Eve of 1917, 1923 Archive maintained by Andy Blunden.
Alexander Shlyapnikov On the Eve of 1917. 1. Russia. IN APRIL 1914, after six years of wandering around the workshops and factories of France, Germany and England, I safely crossed the frontier carrying the passport of a French citizen, Jacob Noé, and reached Petersburg, my native city, now red and already a seething cauldron of revolutionary ...
Originally published in Russian in 1923. Translated from the Russian by Richard Chappell. First published in English by Allison & Busby, London & New York in 1982. Transcribed by Barbara Allen & Einde O’Callaghan. Marked up by Einde O’Callaghan for the Marxists’ Internet Archive. Introduction. by Richard Chappell. 1.
Alexander Shlyapnikov is most widely recalled today for his prominent role in the activity of the “Workers’ Opposition” in the Russian Communist Party between 1920 and 1922. However, his revolutionary work had started back in 1901 at the Obukhov engineering works in St Petersburg.
In Alexander Shlyapnikov, 1885-1937: Life of an Old Bolshevik, Barbara Allen recounts the political formation and positions of Russian Communist and trade unionist, Alexander Shlyapnikov. As leader of the Workers’ Opposition (1919–21), Shlyapnikov called for trade unions to realise workers’ mastery over the economy.
Alexander Shlyapnikov, an ethnic Russian from the town of Murom in central Russia, joined the Russian Social Democratic Workers' Party in 1902 and became a Bolshevik in 1903; he was imprisoned in 1904 and 1905 – 1907. From 1908 to 1916 he lived in Western Europe.