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Zhdanov, Andrei Alexandrovich

Born: 1896 AD
Died: 1948 AD, at 52 years of age.

Nationality: Russian
Categories: Political Leader, Politician


1896 – He was born on the 26th of February in Mariupol, Ukraine, Russian Empire.
1915 – He joined the Bolsheviks.
1939 – He became a leading member of the Politburo and Communist Party secretary in Leningrad.
1946 – With his close association to Joseph Stalin, he formulated the extreme anti-Western cultural policy known as "Zhdanovism". That has implemented strict government control in the Soviet Union.
1947 – He founded the propaganda bureau called “Cominform”.
1948 – He died on the 31st of August in Moscow, Russia.


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