Alexander Svanidze

Alexander Svanidze

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Alexander Semyonovich "Alyosha" Svanidze (1886 - August 20, 1941) was a Georgian Old Bolshevik and historian. He was a personal friend of Joseph Stalin and a brother of Stalin's first wife Kato. Nevertheless, Stalin had him arrested during a purge in 1937. He was shot in prison in 1941. Born of a petty noble family in a small village of Baji in western Georgia, then part of the Russian Empire, Svanidze was educated at Tiflis and later at Jena where he learned German and English and engaged in historical research of ancient civilizations.show more

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  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 227g
  • Claud Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136724596
  • 9786136724591