Popov Nikolai Nikolaevich( The Party activist, historian)
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Biography Popov Nikolai Nikolaevich
Popov, Nikolai Nikolaevich (24.12.1890, Kutaisi - 10.2.1937), a party activist, historian. Son Teacher. Studied at Kharkov and Moscow University (not finished). In 1906 joined the RSDLP, Menshevik. Conducted Party work in Vladikavkaz, in the 1908-09 secretary of the Kharkiv organization RSDLP. In December. 1,911 arrested and sent into exile. In Feb.. 1917 he returned to Kharkov. In 1919, adopted the RCP (B.). In 1921-23 Secretary of the Kharkov Provincial Committee Party (Bolsheviks) of Ukraine. In 1924, Deputy. Head. agitation and propaganda department of the CC RCP (b). In 1924 - 26 while leetor Institute of Marxism. In 1925-26 Head. agitpropotdelom CC CP (b) U, editor of the newspaper "Communist". In 1929 the head. Agitation and Propaganda Department of the Moscow Committee of the CPSU (b). In 1929 - 33 Member of the editorial board of the newspaper "Pravda". In 1930 a candidate member of the Central Committee of the CPSU (b). In January. 1933 sent to Ukraine, where at this time of raging hunger, 3 rd Secretary of the Central Committee and member of the Politburo of the CC CP (b) have the task of "unconditionally implement the plan of grain". At the same time was the director of the Institute of Marxism-Leninism of the CC CP (b) U. author of works on the history of the Party. His "Essays on the history of the RCP (B.)" (1926) before the end of 30-ies. were the main textbook for high schools and party schools and passed the 16 editions. Of the other works P. most well-known "Essays on the history of CP (b) U" (1928), "The Life of Lenin and Leninism" (1924), "National Policy Soyot power" (1924), "The October Revolution and the national question" (19? 7) and so e-16.6.1936 arrested. 8/2/1937 sentenced to death. Shot. In 1956, rehabilitated and restored in the party.