TURKEY Yakov( The diplomat, one of the heads of state security.)
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Biography TURKEY Yakov
Davtyan Yakov (1888-1937), diplomat, one of the leaders of the state security. In 1905 joined the RSDLP, Bolshevik. Was among the founders of the Foreign Department (ISE) of the Cheka. In 1919, a member of the mission Rossiyskogo Red Cross in France. In 1920-21 1 st secretary of the embassy in Estonia. In 1921-22 a member of the Board of the Foreign Affairs, Head of. Department of Baltic countries. In 1922, Ambassador to Lithuania. In 1922-24 Counselor of the embassy in China, in 1924, Ambassador to the Republic of Tuva. In 1925-27 Advisor polpredetva in France. In 1927-30 Ambassador to Iran, in 1932 - 34 - in Greece, in 1934 - in Poland. In 1937, recalled to Moscow and arrested. Sentenced to death. Shot. He was posthumously rehabilitated.