LUKIN Nikolai Mikhailovich( The historian, academician of the USSR)
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Lukin, Nikolai Mikhailovich (8.7.1885, Kuskovo Moscow province - 19.71940), historian, academician of the USSR (1929). Educated at Moscow State University (1904). In 1904 joined the RSDLP, Bolshevik. Since 1915 professor at Moscow University. Participated in the creation of the Bolshevik newspaper, "Our Way". In 1917, a member of the editorial board of the newspaper "Social Democrat". Since October. 1913 again at Moscow University. Since 1921 Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences. He taught at the Military Academy of the General Staff, on courses of Marxism with the Socialist Academy, the Institute of Red Professors. In 1925 became one of the founders of the Society of Marxist Historians. In 1932-36 director of the Institute of History of the Communist Academy. Since 1936 Director of the Institute of History of the USSR. At the same time in the 1935-38 executive editor of the Marxist historian ". He specialized in the modern history of Europe, especially France and Germany. The whole history from the standpoint of Marxism and class struggle. Fully and unconditionally justify Jacobin Terror during the French Revolution. He also wrote apologetic works: "Marx as a historian," the Marxist historian, "" Lenin and problems of the Jacobin dictatorship, "which took the form of directives to the Soviet historians. In 1938, arrested. He was sentenced to long prison term. Died in prison. He was posthumously rehabilitated.