Mel'gunov, Sergei Petrovich, 1879-1956

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Born in 1879; worked as Professor of History previous to the Russian Revolution; founded an anti-Bolshevik socialist party (Popular Socialist Party), 1919; sentenced to death, then reprieved, with the sentence commuted to imprisonment; expelled from the Soviet Union, 1920; settled in Prague, Berlin and Paris, where he continued his historical researches and published works on Russian history; became editor of several migr journals; died 1956. Publications: The Red Terror in Russia (JM Dent and Sons, London and Toronto, 1925); numerous publications in Russian.

From the guide to the MEL'GUNOV, Sergei Petrovich, 1879-1956, Russian historian and migr, [1910-1960], (British Library of Political and Economic Science)

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Birth 1879

Death 1956

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