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Zinoviev, Grigori Evseyevich

Born: 1883 AD
Died: 1936 AD
Nationality: Russian
Categories: Communist, Politicial Adviser

1883 – Born in Russia; birth of the Russian Soviet politician and Communist revolutionary


1903 – joined Lenin in Switzerland


1905 – returned Russia during the Revolution


1908 – was imprisoned


1917 – became one of V. I.LENIN”S closet collaborators before the Bolshevik Revolution

– edited a number of communist newspapers

– returned to Russia with Lenin on the famous “Sealed train”


1919 – appointed as head grad of the Communist International (Comintern)


1920 – convened a congress of peoples of the East Baku and he urged delegates from various Asian countries to wage a “holy war” against British imperialism


1922 – allied with Stalin and Kamenev against Leon Trotsky but he disagreed with Stalin in ideologies so he got politically outflanked


1936 – was executed by Stalin with the false charge of organizing a “terrorist counterrevolutionary group allied with the Gestapo”