KUZNETSOV Alexey( The party leader, Lieutenant-General)
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Alexey Kuznetsov (7.2.1905, Borovichi Novgorod province - 1.10.1950), the party leader, Lieutenant-General (1943). The son of working -. Since 1922 the working-sorter sawmill. In 1924-32 Orekhovsky township secretary of the Komsomol committee, the instructor, Head. department secretary Borovichi and Malovishersky county committees RKSM, Head. Department of the Nizhny Novgorod Regional Committee and secretary of the Komsomol district committee Chudovsky. In 1925 joined the Communist Party (b). Since 1932 instructor of the Leningrad City Committee of the CPSU (b), 2 nd Secretary Smolninsky, 1 st Secretary of Dzerzhinsky district Party (Leningrad). I made a quick career in the period of mass purges of Party activists in 1936-38. Creatura I.V. Stalin, who advocated it as a loyal Stalinist cadres to replace the destroyed. Since August. 1937 Head. department, with the Sept.. 2 nd Secretary of the Leningrad regional party committee and city committee of the CPSU (b). Since 1939 member of the Central Committee of the CPSU (b). Simultaneously, in 1939-46 a member of the Military Council of the Baltic fleet, in addition served in the Military Council of the Northern (June-Aug. 1941) and Leningrad (Saint. 1941 - December. 1942, March 1943 - May 1945) Front, 2 Second Shock Army (Dec.. 1942 - March 1943). Nearest pom. AA. Zhdanov. The main organizer of the city's defense, among other high-ranking partsostava has its own share of responsibility for the fact that Leningrad absolutely was not prepared for a blockade that has caused the deaths of nearly half its population. Since January. 1945 1 st secretary of the Leningrad regional party committee and city committee of the CPSU (b). From 18.03.1946 secretary of the CPSU (B), a member of the Organizing Bureau of the CC and the beginning. Office of Personnel Management CC. Considered one of the most promising new generation of Party officials, many viewed it as a possible successor to Stalin. Popular in the party. Plenary Session 28.01.1949 relieved of his duties as secretary and in Feb.. 1949 appointed Secretary of the Far Eastern Bureau of the CC CPSU (b), which existed only on paper. 07.03.1949 removed from the Organizing Bureau. 13/08/1949 arrested in the office gm. Malenkov. He became a key figure, along with N.A. Voznesensky, in a so-called. "Leningrad case" - a series of closed processes, affecting a few thousand in 1950, Party officials - already Stalinist nominees 1937-38. 1/10/1950 sentenced to death. Shot. In 1954, rehabilitated in 1988 and restored in the party. His daughter, Alla (1928-1957) - married the son An.I. Mikoyan.