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  1. Grigory Yevseyevich Zinoviev (born Hirsch Apfelbaum , – 25 August 1936), known also under the name Ovsei-Gershon Aronovich Radomyslsky , was a Russian revolutionary and Soviet politician. He was an Old Bolshevik and a close associate of Vladimir Lenin. During the 1920s, Zinoviev was one of the most influential figures in the Soviet leadership and the chairman of the Communist International.

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  3. Grigory Zinoviev - Wikipedia

    Grigory Yevseyevich Zinoviev [a] (born Ovsei-Gershon Aronovich Radomyslsky [b], 23 September [ O.S. 11 September] 1883 – 25 August 1936) was a Soviet revolutionary and politician. He was an Old Bolshevik and a close associate of Vladimir Lenin. During the 1920s, Zinoviev was one of the most influential figures in the Soviet leadership and the ...

  4. Grigory Yevseyevich Zinovyev | Russian revolutionary | Britannica

    Grigory Yevseyevich Zinovyev, Zinovyev also spelled Zinoviev, original name Ovsel Gershon Aronov Radomyslsky, (born Sept. 11 [Sept. 23, New Style], 1883, Yelizavetgrad, Ukraine, Russian Empire [now Kirovohrad, Ukraine]—died Aug. 25, 1936, Moscow, Russia, U.S.S.R.), revolutionary who worked closely with Lenin in the Bolshevik Party before the Russian Revolution of 1917 and became a central ...

  5. Grigory Zinoviev - Alpha History

    Grigory Zinoviev (1883-1936) was a founding member of the Bolsheviks. A close ally of Vladimir Lenin, he participated in party decision-making at the highest levels. Zinoviev was born Hirsch Apfelbaum in Yelizavetgrad, now Kropyvnytskyi, a city in central Ukraine. His parents were both Jewish dairy farmers who home-schooled Hirsch while ...

  6. Zinoviev, Grigory Yevseyevich |

    ZINOVIEV, GRIGORY YEVSEYEVICH. (1883 – 1936), Bolshevik revolutionary leader and associate of Lenin who after 1917 became first an ally, then rival, of Stalin and later fell victim to the Great Purge. Grigory Yevseyevich Zinoviev was born as Yevsei-Gershon Aronovich Radomyslsky in Yelizavetgrad (later renamed Zinoviesk, now Kirovohrad ...

  7. Gregory Zinoviev - History Learning Site

    The History Learning Site, 22 May 2015. 15 May 2023. Gregory Zinoviev was a leading member of the Bolshevik Party. Zinoviev was a loyal follower of Vladimir Lenin but after Lenin’s death and the rise of Joseph Stalin to power, his days were numbered by a man who could not tolerate anyone appearing to be the merest of rivals to him and ...

  8. Zinovievism and the degeneration of world Communism

    Zinoviev was the Bolshevik theoretician who examined the prewar bureaucratic degeneration of the German Social Democratic Party (SPD) that would culminate in its capitulation to imperialism. 8. Zinoviev also joined Lenin in World War I in the theoretical work of updating war policy for the imperialist era.

  9. Grigory Zinoviev Biography - Facts, Childhood, Family Life ...

    Grigory Yevseyevich Zinoviev was born on 23 September 1883 in Yelizavetgrad, Russian Empire. Though his birth name was Hirsch Apfelbaum, he was also known as Ovsei-Gershon Aronovich Radomyslsky. His parents were Jewish dairy farmers and belonged to the lower middle class. Hence, he was home schooled and trained in farming.

  10. 1936: Grigory Zinoviev and Lev Kamenev, Old Bolsheviks

    Zinoviev. On this date in 1936, one of the oldest of them, Grigory Zinoviev, was shot with his longtime ally Lev Kamenev. These guys had been major movers and shakers among the early Bolsheviki, adherents of Lenin during the first decade of the century when the aspiration for a Communist Russia seemed hopelessly far-fetched.

  11. Zinoviev letter - Wikipedia

    The Zinoviev letter was a fake document published and sensationalised by the British Daily Mail newspaper four days before the general election of October 1924. The letter purported to be a directive from Grigory Zinoviev, the head of the Communist International (Comintern) in Moscow, to the Communist Party of Great Britain (CPGB), ordering it ...

  12. 25 August 1936 – Grigory Zinoviev | Execution of the day

    Not content with doling out a 10-year sentence, the Russian government cooked up a whole new set of crimes to try an already convicted Grigory Zinoviev again. The supposed criminal was already in jail for allegedly killing Sergei Kirov thanks to his being stitched up by the Stalin-led Communist Party. But his guilt was questionable.