Bogrov, Dmitri

Born: 1887 AD
Died: 1911 AD, at 24 years of age.

Nationality: Russian
Categories: Assassin

1887 - Born Mordekhai Gershkovich Bogrov into a Jewish family in Kiev. Russian assassin.

         - He is most famous for being a radical left-wing revolutionary in Tsarist Russia.

         - He studied law at Kiev University and at Munich University.

1906 - On his return to Russia, he joined the Socialist Revolutionary Party.

1907 - He was recruited by Okhrana for spying on party activists.

1910 - Bogrov moved to St. Petersburg.

1911 - On the 14th of September, he shot and killed the Russian Prime Minister Pyotr Stolypin in the Kiev Opera theater in front of Tsar Nicholas II.

         - Bogrov was sentenced to death and executed by hanging on 24th of September.
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