Nikolai Yezhov

Soviet Politician
Born May 1, 1895
Hometown Russian Empire
Died Feb 4, 1940
Death Place Moscow
Political Party Communist Party o...
Other Names Iron Hedgehog

Nikolai Ivanovich Yezhov or Ezhov was the senior figure in the NKVD under Joseph Stalin during the period of the Great Purge. His reign is sometimes known as the "Yezhovshchina", "the Yezhov era", a term that began to be used during the de-Stalinization campaign of the 1950s. During the beginning of World War II his status within the USSR became that of a political unperson.… Read More

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1895 Birth Born on May 1, 1895.


1940 45 Years Old Died on February 4, 1940.
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