Russian History (Part 4)

Historical Events

Events 301 - 400 of 888

  • 1905-06-27 Russian sailors mutiny aboard battleship "Potemkin" and sail for Odessa
  • 1905-06-30 In Russia, the "Potemkin" arrives at Odessa, where sailors take the bodies of dead crewman ashore; sailors join civilians in revolutionary actions of the '1905 Revolution'
  • 1905-06-30 The crew of the Russian battleship "Georgei Pobiedonosets" mutinies in support of the "Potemkin", which mutinied three days earlier
  • 1905-07-08 The soldiers of the Russian battleship "Potemkin" who mutinied, surrender to Rumanian authorities, who turn ship over to Russian authorities soon after

AgreementTreaty of Interest

1905-07-24 Tsar Nicholas II (Russia) and Emperor Wilhelm II (Germany) sign the Björkö Treaty, whereby each country agrees to come to the other's defense if attacked by European powers

Tsar Nicholas II
Tsar
Nicholas II
German Emperor and King of Prussia Wilhelm II
German Emperor and King of Prussia
Wilhelm II

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1905-08-05 First meeting of the Russian and Japanese peace commissioners takes place in US President Theodore Roosevelt's home at Oyster Bay, New York

26th US President Theodore Roosevelt
26th US President
Theodore Roosevelt
  • 1905-08-19 Russian Tsar Nicholas II installs "Imperial Duma", without legislative powers
  • 1905-09-05 50 prominent men meet in Sydney's Australia Hotel to found the National Defense League fueled by fear of Japan after it's victory over Russia
  • 1905-10-20 Great General Strike in Russia begins; lasts 11 days
  • 1905-10-20 Russian Tsar allows Polish people to speak Polish
  • 1905-10-26 First Soviet (workers' council) formed, St Petersburg, Russia
  • 1905-10-30 "October Manifesto" Russian Tsar Nicholas II grants civil liberties and accepts the first Duma (Parliament)
  • 1905-11-03 Csar Nicholas II of Russia signs a document of amnesty for the political prisoners.
  • 1905-11-10 Sailors join the rebellion at Kronstadt naval base in Russia
  • 1905-11-16 Dutch/Russian Count Witte becomes prime minister of Russia
  • 1905-11-22 British, Italian, Russian, French & Austro-Hungarian fleet attacks Lesbos
  • 1906-02-08 Without warning, Japanese torpedo boats make a night attack on Russian ships near the naval base at Port Arthur, Manchuria; there is confusion because no deceleration of war was given
  • 1906-05-02 Tsar Nicolas II of Russia dismisses his moderate Prime Minister Witte and appoints Ivan Goremykin, a conservative bureaucrat
  • 1906-05-06 Tsar Nicolas II of Russia claims right to legislate by decree and restricts the power of the Duma (Russian Parliament)
  • 1906-05-10 Russian Duma (Parliament) meets for 1st time
  • 1906-06-14 Pogrom against Jews in Bialystok, Polish Russia
  • 1906-11-22 Peter Stolypin, Prime Minister of Russia, introduces agrarian reforms allowing peasants to withdraw from the communes and take their share of land for private ownership
  • 1907-03-05 The second Duma opens in St. Petersburg, Russia and 40,000 demonstrators have to be dispersed by Russian troops.
  • 1907-06-16 Tsar Nicolas II of Russia dissolves the Second Duma (parliament) and issues an edict that will increase representation of propertied classes while reducing that of peasants, workers and national minorities
  • 1907-07-30 Russia and Japan sign an agreement guaranteeing freedom of China while recognizing each other's special interests
  • 1907-08-03 Emperor Wilhelm (Germany) meets with Tsar Nicholas (Russia) to discuss Germany's plan to build a railroad to Baghdad; the discussion helps move Russia towards Britain and eventually the Triple Alliance
  • 1907-08-31 Britain & Russia sign treaty with Afghanistan, Persia & Tibet
  • 1907-08-31 Britain, Russia & France form Triple Entente
  • 1907-09-05 King Edward VII of Great Britain meets Russia's Foreign Minister Alexander Izvolski in an attempt to strengthen Russia's relationship with Britain
  • 1907-11-14 The Third Duma (Parliament) meets in Russia; following Tsar Nicholas II's limiting of the franchise, a conservative majority holds sway and suppresses the radical elements
  • 1908-06-09 King Edward VII of Great Britain visits Tsar Nicholas II at Reval, Russia, where the two discuss the growing power of Germany and British plans for reform in Macedonia
  • 1908-06-23 Shah Mohammed Ali leads a successful counter-revolution in Persia, aided by the Russian legation and a Cossack brigade
  • 1908-09-09 Russia takes part of Poland

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1908-10-03 Pravda newspaper founded by Leon Trotsky, Adolph Joffe, Matvey Skobelev and other Russian exiles in Vienna

Russian Revolutionary Leon Trotsky
Russian Revolutionary
Leon Trotsky
  • 1909-02-23 Russian Tsar Nicholas II dissolves Finnish Diet
  • 1909-03-18 Russia and Bulgaria reach an agreement in which late 19th century Russian financial claims are cancelled to meet compensation due to Turkey from Bulgaria
  • 1909-03-21 Germany sends Russia a diplomatic notes requesting recognition of the Austrian annexation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and cessation of support to Serbia in the controversy
  • 1909-03-26 In support of Mohammed Ali Shah's coup d'etat against the constitutional government in Persia, a Russian military force invades northern Persia to relieve the siege of Tabriz
  • 1909-10-24 Italy and Russia sign the Racconigi Pact in which both nations promise to support the status quo in the Balkans
  • 1910-01-21 British-Russian military intervention in Persia
  • 1910-06-30 Russia absorbs Finland
  • 1910-07-04 In a mutual defense agreements, Japan and Russia delineate their spheres of interest in Manchuria
  • 1910-11-04 Russian Tsar Nicholas II visits German Emperor Wilhelm II at Potsdam; they force tentative agreements on spheres of influence in the Middle East
  • 1911-01-03 The Russian Turkestan city of Almaty is destroyed by a magnitude 7.7 earthquake
  • 1911-05-12 American economic expert W Morgan Schuster arrives by invitation to assume almost dictatorial power over Persia's finances; a move resented by Russia
  • 1911-09-14 Russian Prime Minister Peter Stolypin is assassinated in Kiev; his regime has been characterized by harsh measures to control dissidents
  • 1911-11-11 Russia issues an ultimatum to Persia and follows it with an invasion of North Persia to impose political control
  • 1913-05-07 An ambassadorial conference in St Petersburg, Russia, awards the town of Silistria to Rumania in compensation for Bulgaria's other territorial gains in the First Balkan War

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1913-05-13 1st four-engined aircraft built and flown (Igor Sikorsky, Russia)

Aviator Igor Sikorsky
Aviator
Igor Sikorsky
  • 1913-08-27 Lt Peter Nestrov, of Imperial Russian Air Service, performs a loop in a monoplane at Kiev (1st aerobatic maneuver in an airplane)
  • 1913-11-26 Russian kingdom forbids Polish congregation of speakers

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1914-01-16 Writer Maxim Gorky returns to Russia

Playwright & Author Maxim Gorky
Playwright & Author
Maxim Gorky
  • 1914-02-21 In a secret meeting of civil and military leaders, Russian Foreign Minister Sazonov convinces them to support a plan for seizing the straits, controlled by Turkey, that block access to the Mediterranean
  • 1914-07-05 Germany offers Austria war aid to fight against Russia in Serbia
  • 1914-07-29 Russia mobilize troops along Austrian boundary
  • 1914-07-29 In response to Austria's declaration of war on Serbia, Russian diplomats and general urge general mobilization, but the Tsar calls for partial mobilization
  • 1914-07-30 Austrian-Hungary & Russia proclaim general mobilization
  • 1914-07-30 After initial reluctance, Tsar Nicholas II of Russia is persuaded to decree a general mobilizations in response to Austria; 'Think of the thousands and thousands of men who will be sent to their deaths!' he claims

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1914-07-31 German Emperor Wilhelm II threatens war, orders Russia to demobilize

German Emperor and King of Prussia Wilhelm II
German Emperor and King of Prussia
Wilhelm II
  • 1914-08-01 Emperor Wilhelm II of Germany declares war on his nephew Tsar Nicholas II (WW I) of Russia in WWI
  • 1914-08-06 WWI: Austria-Hungary declares war on Russia
  • 1914-08-26 -9/10] Russian army attacks Austrian army in Galicia
  • 1914-08-26 Battle of Tannenberg (WWI) - 8th German army defeats Russian Narev army
  • 1914-08-28 Third day of Battle of Tannenberg (WWI): violent German/Russian battles
  • 1914-08-29 4th day of Battle of Tannenberg (WWI): Russian Narev-army panics, Gen Martos caught
  • 1914-08-30 Battle of Tannenberg (WWI) ends in destruction of Russian 2nd Narev army ca. 170,000 killed or injured
  • 1914-09-01 St Petersburg, Russia changes name to Petrograd
  • 1914-09-03 Lemburg capital of Galicia, is taken after a three-day battle in which the Russians rout the Austrians
  • 1914-09-04 France, Russia, and Britain agree in a Pact of London that none will make a separate peace
  • 1914-09-05 Gr Britain/France/Belgium/Russia sign pact of London
  • 1914-10-06 The Russians fall back along the Eastern Front in Poland and Galicia
  • 1914-11-02 Russia declares war on the Ottoman Empire
  • 1914-12-15 Battle of Lodz ends; Russians retreat toward Moscow
  • 1914-12-17 Austrian troops beat Russians in Limanova Poland
  • 1914-12-28 Turks are repulsed by the Russians after fighting in Armenia for weeks
  • 1915-01-04 Trans-Caucausus Russian defeat Turkish troops
  • 1915-01-17 Russia occupies Bukovina & Western Ukraine
  • 1915-01-31 1st (German) poison gas attack, against Russians
  • 1915-02-07 2nd Battle of Masurian Lakes: German armies surrounded a Russian army
  • 1915-02-21 20th Russian Army corps surrenders
  • 1915-04-20 The Armenians rise and seize the Turkish town of Van, which they hold until Russians relieve them on 19 May; thousands of Armenians are killed
  • 1915-04-26 Italy secretly signes Pact of London with Britain, France & Russia
  • 1915-06-03 Austro-German forces recapture Przemysl, a crucial city in southeastern Poland, and the entire Russian front begins to collapse
  • 1915-08-05 Warsaw, evacuated by the Russians, is occupied by Germans
  • 1915-08-23 Tsar Nicolaas II takes control of Russian Army
  • 1915-08-26 German troops overrun Brest-Litovsk, Russia
  • 1915-09-05 Tsar Nicholas II, distressed by increasing Russian losses, assumes personal command of his nation's military forces; clearly a symbolic act and devastating for his leadership
  • 1915-10-19 Russia and Italy declare war on Bulgaria
  • 1915-12-12 Russian troops overrun Hamadan, Persia
  • 1915-12-20 Russian troops overrun Qom, Persia
  • 1916-01-10 Russian offensive in Caucasus
  • 1916-02-16 Russian troops conquer the Ottoman Empire city of Erzurum during WWI
  • 1916-02-26 Russian troops conquer Kermansjah Persia
  • 1916-06-04 General Aleksei Brusilov begins a massive Russian offensive on the Eastern Front (WWI)
  • 1916-06-25 Russian Tsar Nicolaas II fires minister of Foreign affairs Sasonov
  • 1916-07-02 Russian offensive in Armenia
  • 1916-08-10 Turks annex Persian city Hamadan from Russia
  • 1916-10-14 The Perm State University was founded in Russia.
  • 1916-11-16 Russian La Satannaya ammunition factory explodes, killing 1,000
  • 1917-02-22 [NS Mar 7] Russian February Revolution begins with strike at Putilov factory in Petrograd

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 1,162


Person of interestPerson of Interest

1870-04-22 Vladimir Lenin [Vladimir Ilich Ulyanov], Marxist Revolutionary and Soviet Leader, born in Simbirsk, Russia (d. 1924)

Marxist Revolutionary and Soviet Leader Vladimir Lenin
Marxist Revolutionary and Soviet Leader
Vladimir Lenin
  • 1870-05-04 Alexandre Benois, Russian artist (d. 1960)
  • 1870-07-20 Vladimir D Nabokov, Russian jurist/minister of Justice (1918-19)
  • 1870-08-01 Ilya Ivanovich Ivanov, Russian Biologist who perfected the artificial insemination of animals and showed that his technology allowed one stallion to fertilize up to 500 mares
  • 1870-08-26 Aleksander Kuprin, Russian author (Pojedinok) [NS=Sept 7]
  • 1870-08-30 Grand Duchess Alexandra Georgievna of Russia (d. 1891)
  • 1870-09-07 Aleksander Kuprin, Russian author (Pojedinok) [OS=Aug 26]
  • 1870-10-22 Ivan Bunin, Russia, poet/novelist (Gentleman from San Francisco-Nobel 1933)
  • 1871-03-04 Boris Galerkin, Russian mathematician (d. 1945)
  • 1871-08-21 Leonid N Andrejev, Russian journalist/writer (Red Laugh)
  • 1872-01-15 Arsen Kotsoyev, Russian writer (d. 1944)
  • 1872-01-24 Konstantin Bogaevsky, Russian painter (d. 1943)
  • 1872-03-08 Paul Juon, Russian/Swiss violinist/composer
  • 1872-03-19 Sergei Diaghilev, Gruzino Novgorod Russia, ballet director
  • 1872-03-31 Sergei Pavlovich Diaghilev, Russia, dance master (Imperial Ballet)
  • 1872-06-06 Alexandra Fjodorovna Romanova, last Russian tsarina (1894-1918)
  • 1872-10-06 Mikhail Kuzmin, Russian writer (d. 1936)
  • 1872-12-16 Anton Ivanovich Denikin, Russian general (d. 1947)
  • 1873-02-11 Feodor Chaliapine, Russian author/novelist (Pages from My Life)
  • 1873-03-20 Sergei V Rachmaninov, Russian/US pianist/composer (Aleko) [NS=Apr 1]
  • 1873-04-01 Sergei Rachmaninoff, Novgorod Russia, composer (Prelude in C# Minor)
  • 1873-07-17 Antonina Neshdanova, Russian soprano (Rigoletto)
  • 1873-08-22 Alexander Bogdanov, Russian physician and philosopher (d. 1928)
  • 1873-09-26 Aleksey Shchusev, Russian architect (d. 1949)
  • 1873-11-24 L Martov, [Yuly O Tsederbaum], Russian revolutionary
  • 1873-12-01 Valery Bryusov, Russian poet (d. 1924)
  • 1874-02-09 Vsevolod Meyerhold, Russian theatrical director/actor (Houligan)
  • 1874-03-18 Nikolai Berdyaev, Russian philosopher (d. 1948)
  • 1874-07-10 Sergey Konenkov, Russian sculptor (d. 1971)
  • 1874-07-25 Sergey Vasilyevich Lebedev, Lublin Poland, Russian Chemist who invented the first commercially viable and mass-produced synthetic rubber
  • 1874-07-26 Serge Koussevitzky, Vishny-Volotchok, Russia conductor (Boston Symp)
  • 1874-10-09 Nicholas Roerich, Russian painter (d. 1947)
  • 1874-11-04 Aleksandr Vasilevich Kolchak, Russian military commander (d. 1920)
  • 1875-02-06 Leonid Gobyato, Russian general (d. 1915)
  • 1875-08-02 Mstislav Dobuzhinsky, Russian artist (d. 1957)
  • 1875-08-23 Eugene Lanceray, Russian artist (d. 1946)
  • 1875-10-24 Konstantin Yuon, Russian painter (d. 1958)
  • 1875-11-19 Michael I Kalinin, Russian metal worker/head of state
  • 1875-11-23 Anatoly Lunacharsky, Russian Marxist revolutionary, author and literary critic, born in Poltava, Russian Empire (d. 1933)
  • 1876-02-21 Pyotr Konchalovsky, Russian painter (d. 1956)
  • 1876-07-17 Maxim M Litvinov, [Meyer H Wallach], Russian diplomat
  • 1876-07-29 Maria Ouspenskaya, Tula Russia, actress (Waterloo Bridge)
  • 1876-08-16 Ivan Bilibin, Russian illustrator (d. 1942)
  • 1876-11-19 Tatyana Alexeyevna Afanasyeva, Russian/Dutch mathematician (d. 1964)
  • 1877-06-24 Aleksei M Remizov, Russian writer (Iveren)
  • 1877-11-09 Sergei US Aleksi, patriarch of Russian-orthodox church
  • 1878-03-04 Peter D. Ouspensky, Russian philosopher (d. 1947)
  • 1878-03-07 Boris Kustodiev, Russian painter (d. 1927)
  • 1878-08-15 Pjotr N Wrangel, Russian baron/general (White Armies, WW II)
  • 1878-10-17 Andrei N Rimski-Korssakov, Russian musicologist/son of Nikolai

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1878-12-18 Joseph Stalin [Josef], Gori, Russian Empire, Premier of the Soviet Union (1941-1953), (d. 1953)

Soviet General Secretary Joseph Stalin
Soviet General Secretary
Joseph Stalin
  • 1879-01-19 Boris Savinkov, Russian writer (d. 1925)
  • 1879-06-24 Agrippina J Vaganova, Russian ballet dancer
  • 1879-08-18 Aleksandr Rodzyanko, Russian general (d. 1970)
  • 1879-11-06 Eugen Varga, Hungarian/Russian economist/politician

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1879-11-07 Leon Trotsky, Russian Marxist revolutionary, political theorist and founder of the Red Army [OS 26-10-1879], born in Yelizavetgrad, Russian Empire (d. 1940)

Russian Revolutionary Leon Trotsky
Russian Revolutionary
Leon Trotsky
  • 1880-04-26 Mikhail Fokine, Russia, choreographer/founder of modern dance
  • 1880-08-23 Alexander Grin, Russian writer (d. 1932)
  • 1880-10-13 Sasha Cherny, Russian poet (d. 1932)
  • 1880-10-26 Andrei Bely, Russian writer (d. 1934)
  • 1880-10-30 Abram F Joffe, Russian physicist (crystal)
  • 1880-11-16 Alexander A Block, Russian poet (Dvenatsat) [NS=11/28]
  • 1880-11-28 Alexander A Block, Russian poet (Dvenatsat) [OS=11/16]
  • 1880-12-05 Alexander Schmuller, Russian/Neth violinist/conductor
  • 1881-01-31 Anna Pavlova, Russian ballerina/choreographer, born in St Petersburg, (d. 1931)
  • 1881-04-18 Max Weber, Polish/Russian/US painter
  • 1881-04-22 Alexander Kerensky, Simbirsk, Russian PM (1917)
  • 1881-05-04 Aleksandr F Kerenski, Russian premier (1917-Prelude to Bolshevism)
  • 1881-06-03 Mikhail Larionov, Russian painter (d. 1964)
  • 1881-06-04 Natalia Goncharova, Russian painter (d. 1962)
  • 1881-10-07 Mikhail Drozdovsky, Russian general (d. 1918)
  • 1882-01-04 Aristarkh Lentulov, Russian artist (d. 1943)
  • 1882-01-06 Aleksandra Ekster, Russian painter (d. 1949)
  • 1882-01-21 Pavel Florensky, Russian mathematician (d. 1937)
  • 1882-01-22 Theodore Kosloff, Russian-born actor, ballet dancer and choreographer (d. 1956)
  • 1882-04-23 Albert Coates, conductor/composer (Eagle), born in St Petersburg, Russia

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1882-06-17 Igor Stravinsky, Russian composer (Rite of Spring) [OS 5th June], born in Oranienbaum, Russia (d. 1971)

Composer Igor Stravinsky
Composer
Igor Stravinsky
  • 1882-10-02 Boris Shaposhnikov, Russian military commander (d. 1945)
  • 1883-01-08 Pavel Filonov, Russian painter (d. 1941)
  • 1883-01-10 Aleksei Tolstoi, Russian poet/writer (Pjotr Peroyj) [NS]
  • 1883-02-01 Jevgeni B Vachtangov, Armenian/Russian actor/director (Eric XIV)
  • 1883-04-01 Aleksander V Aleksandrov, Russian composer/conductor
  • 1883-06-21 Feodor Gladkov, Russian socialist writer (Cement) (d. 1958)
  • 1883-08-19 Leonid Kulik, Tartu Estonia, Russian Minerologist who led the first research expedition to study the Tunguska meteor site, the largest impact event in recorded history
  • 1883-09-11 Grogorij J Zinovjev, [Gerson Radomyslski], Russian
  • 1883-10-22 Adolf A Joffe, Russian revolutionary/writer (Brest-Litovsk)
  • 1883-12-09 Nikolai Luzin, Russian mathematician (d. 1950)
  • 1883-12-10 Andrej J Vysjinski, Russian lawyer/foreign min/UN-ambassador
  • 1884-01-13 Sophie Tucker, [Kalish] "last of red hot mammas", Russian-born American singer, born in Tulchyn, Russian Empire (d. 1966)
  • 1884-02-01 Yevgeny Zamyatin, Russia, novelist/playwright (We)
  • 1884-02-12 Marie Vassilieff, Russian artist (d. 1957)
  • 1884-07-16 Anna Vyrubova, Russian memoirist (d. 1964)
  • 1884-12-10 Zinaida Serebriakova, Russian-born painter (d. 1967)
  • 1885-10-28 Velimir Khlebnikov, Russian poet and playwright (d. 1922)
  • 1885-11-09 Velimir Khlebnikov, Russian writer (d. 1922)
  • 1885-11-14 Sonia Delaunay, Russian born French artist
  • 1886-03-01 Oskar Kokoschka, Russia/Austrian/British, painter (Erasmus Prize 1960)
  • 1886-03-27 Sergey Kirov, Russian bolshevik leader (d. 1934)
  • 1886-04-15 Nikolay Gumilyov, Russian poet (d. 1921)
  • 1886-05-12 Piotr F Scharoff, Russian/Italian actor/director (Chechov)

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Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 301 - 400 of 736

  • 1930-04-17 Alexander Golovin, Russian painter (b. 1863)
  • 1930-09-29 Ilya Yefimovich Repin, Russian painter (b. 1844)
  • 1931-01-21 Felix Blumenfeld, Russian composer, conductor and pianist, dies at 67
  • 1931-01-23 Anna Pavlova, Russian ballerina (Diaghilew, Dying Swan), dies from pneumonia at 49
  • 1931-02-12 Samedbey Mehmandarov, Russian general (b. 1855)
  • 1931-07-15 Ladislaus Bortkiewicz, Russian economist (b. 1868)
  • 1931-09-10 Dmitri Egorov, Russian mathematician (b. 1869)
  • 1932-03-20 Ilya Ivanovich Ivanov, Russian Biologist (artificial insemination of animals) dies at 61
  • 1932-05-01 Paul Doumer, Pres France (1931-32), assassin by Russia's Paul Gargalov
  • 1932-07-05 Sasha Cherny, Russian poet (b. 1880)
  • 1932-07-07 Alexander Grin, Russian novelist (b. 1880)
  • 1933-01-06 Vladimir de Pachmann, Russian-German pianist (b. 1848)
  • 1933-01-12 Václav Suk, Czech-born Russian composer and violinist, dies at 71
  • 1933-03-29 Alexander Schmuller, Russian/Dutch violinist/conductor, dies at 52
  • 1933-10-05 Nikolaj N Joedenitsj, Russian general/contra revolutionary, dies at 71
  • 1933-10-05 Nikolai Nikolaevich Yudenich, Russian general (b. 1862)
  • 1933-12-26 Anatoly Lunacharsky, Russian Marxist revolutionary, author and literary critic, dies at 58
  • 1934-01-08 Andrei Bely, Russian writer (b. 1880)
  • 1934-05-02 Sergey Vasilyevich Lebedev, Russian Chemist (commercial synthetic rubber), dies at 59
  • 1934-05-11 Orest Khvolson, Russian physicist (b. 1852)
  • 1934-06-11 Lev Vygotsky, Russian psychologist (b. 1896)
  • 1934-09-12 Catherine Breshkovsky, Babushka/Grandmother of Russian revolution, dies at 90
  • 1935-01-28 Mikhail Mikhaylovich Ippolitov-Ivanov, Russian composer, dies at 75
  • 1935-06-07 Ivan V Mitsjoerin, Russian botanist, dies
  • 1935-09-19 Konstantin Eduardovich Tsiolkovsky, Russian rocket scientist (b. 1857)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1936-02-27 Ivan Pavlov, Russian physiologist (reflexes, Nobel 1904), dies at 86

Physiologist Ivan Pavlov
Physiologist
Ivan Pavlov

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1936-06-18 Maxim Gorky, [Alexei M Peshkov], Russian writer (Mother), dies at 68

Playwright & Author Maxim Gorky
Playwright & Author
Maxim Gorky
  • 1936-08-25 Grogorij J Zinovjev, Russian revolutionary, dies
  • 1937-02-05 Lou [Andreas-]Salome, Russian/German author (Eroticism), dies at 75
  • 1937-03-10 Yevgeny Zamyatin, Russian writer (b. 1884)
  • 1937-09-10 Sergei Tretyakov, Russian constructivist writer, playwright and special correspondent for Pravda, executed by Stalinist regime at 47
  • 1938-03-13 Nikolai Ivanovich Bukharin, Russian politician and intellectual (b. 1888)
  • 1938-04-12 Feodor Chaliapine, Russian author (Man & Mark), dies at 65
  • 1938-04-15 Caesar Vallejo, Peru/French poet (Trilce, Russia & 1931), dies at 46
  • 1938-07-18 Vladimir M Kirshon, Russian playwright, executed at 35
  • 1938-07-29 Nikolai Krylenko, Russian/Soviet jurist and politician (b. 1885)
  • 1938-08-07 Konstantin S Stanislavski, Russian director (S Method), dies at 75
  • 1938-08-25 Aleksander Kuprin, Russian author (Jama), dies at 67
  • 1938-09-24 Lev Schnirelmann, Russian mathematician (b. 1900)
  • 1938-11-19 Lev Shestov, Russian philosopher (b. 1866)
  • 1939-02-07 Boris Grigoriev, Russian painter (b. 1886)
  • 1939-02-15 Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin, Russian painter (b. 1878)
  • 1939-02-27 Nadezjda K Krupskaya, Russian revolutionary/wife of Lenin, dies at 70
  • 1939-05-11 Evgenii Miller, Russian counter-revolutionary (b. 1867)
  • 1940-03-10 Mikhaïl Boulgakov, Russian writer (b. 1891)
  • 1940-03-29 Alexander Obolensky, Russian prince and famed Rugby Union footballer who played for England.(b. 1916)
  • 1940-05-23 Andrej N Rimski-Korssakov, Russian musicologist/son of Nikolai, dies

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1940-08-21 Leon Trotsky, Russian revolutionary, icepicked by Ramón Mercader at 62

Russian Revolutionary Leon Trotsky
Russian Revolutionary
Leon Trotsky
  • 1940-08-21 Paul Juon, Russian/Swiss violinist/composer, dies at 68
  • 1941-03-13 Isaak E Babel, Russian writer (Zakat, Marija), executed at 46
  • 1941-03-15 Alexej von Jawlensky, Russian painter (b. 1864)
  • 1941-08-31 Marina Tsvetaeva, Russian poet (b. 1892)
  • 1941-10-26 Arkady Gaidar, Russian children's writer (b. 1904)
  • 1941-12-03 Pavel Filonov, Russian painter (b. 1883)
  • 1941-12-09 Dmitry Merezhkovsky, Russian writer and philosopher (b. 1865)
  • 1941-12-19 L M Dovator, Russian general, dies in battle
  • 1941-12-20 Igor Severyanin, Russian poet (b. 1887)
  • 1941-12-30 El Lissitzky, Russian artist and architect (b. 1890)
  • 1942-02-02 Daniil Kharms, Russian playwright (b. 1905)
  • 1942-02-07 Ivan Bilibin, Russian illustrator (b. 1876)
  • 1942-04-24 Leonid Kulik, Russian Minerologist (Tunguska meteor site) dies of typhus in a Nazi prison camp at 58
  • 1942-08-18 Erwin Schulhoff, Czech Russian composer and pianist, dies at 48
  • 1942-08-22 Mikhailmichel Fokine, Russian ballet dancer and choreographer, dies
  • 1942-10-18 Mikhail Nesterov, Russian painter (b. 1862)
  • 1943-02-17 Konstantin Bogaevsky, Russian painter (b. 1872)
  • 1943-03-28 Sergei Vasilievitch Rachmaninov, Russian composer and pianist, dies at 69
  • 1943-04-15 Aristarkh Lentulov, Russian artist (d. 1882)
  • 1943-05-24 Vladimir I Nemirovitch-Dantshenko, Russian playwright, dies at 84
  • 1943-08-18 Ali-Agha Shikhlinski, Russian-Azerbaijani general (b. 1865)
  • 1944-01-23 Viktor Gusev, Russian poet (b. 1909)
  • 1944-02-04 Arsen Kotsoyev, Russian writer (b. 1872)
  • 1944-02-11 Ivan Sollertinski, friend of Russian composer D Sjostakovitsj, dies
  • 1944-04-09 Evgeniya Rudneva, Russian World War II heroine (b. 1920)
  • 1944-11-27 Leonid Isaakovich Mandelshtam, Russian physicist (b. 1879)
  • 1944-12-13 Vassily Kandinsky, Russian-born German, French abstract painter, dies at 78
  • 1945-01-06 Vladimir Vernadsky, Russian mineralogist (b. 1863)
  • 1945-02-22 Osip Brik, Russian writer (b. 1888)
  • 1945-02-23 Aleksei Tolstoi, Russian poet and writer (Pjotr Peroyj), dies at 62
  • 1945-07-12 Boris Galerkin, Russian mathematician (b. 1871)
  • 1945-10-26 Alexei Krylov, Russian engineer and mathematician (b. 1863)
  • 1946-07-08 Aleksander V Aleksandrov, Russian composer/conductor, dies at 63
  • 1946-08-01 Andrei Vlasov, Russian general (Red Army, Wehrmacht) executed at 45
  • 1946-08-30 Grigory Semyonov, Russian counter-revolutionary (executed) (b. 1890)
  • 1946-09-13 Eugene Lanceray, Russian painter (b. 1875)
  • 1946-12-17 Constance [Clara] Garnett, Russian-English translator, dies at 84
  • 1947-01-17 Pyotr Krasnov, Russian counter-revolutionary (b. 1869)
  • 1947-08-08 Anton Ivanovich Denikin, Russian general (b. 1872)
  • 1947-10-02 Peter D. Ouspensky, Russian mathematician and philosopher (b. 1878)
  • 1947-11-17 Victor Serge, Russian anarchist, novelist, and historian (b. 1890)
  • 1947-12-13 Nicholas Roerich, Russian-born painter (b. 1874)
  • 1948-02-11 Sergei Eisenstein, Russian director (Battleship Potemkin), dies at 50
  • 1948-06-01 Alex Gard, Russian-born caricaturist (b. 1900)
  • 1949-03-17 Aleksandra Ekster, Russian painter (b. 1882)
  • 1949-05-22 Hans Erich Pfitzner, Russian/German composer, dies at 80
  • 1949-05-24 Aleksey Shchusev, Russian architect (b. 1873)
  • 1949-07-16 Vyacheslav Ivanov, Russian poet (b. 1866)
  • 1950-01-28 Nikolai Luzin, Russian mathematician (b. 1883)
  • 1950-05-26 Antonina Neshdanova, Russian soprano (Bolshoi Theater), dies
  • 1951-01-05 Andrei P Platonov, Russian author (Prok, Kotlovan), dies at 51
  • 1951-02-28 Vsevolod Vishnevsky, Russian playwright and journalist, dies at 50