Ivan Popov

Popov, Ivan Ivanovich


Born 1862 in St. Petersburg; died 1942 in Moscow. Russian revolutionary and writer; member of the People’s Will.

Popov was a student at a teachers’ institute in St. Petersburg from 1879 to 1882 and then worked as a teacher. He joined the revolutionary movement in 1881. In 1882 he became a leader of a workers’ group of the People’s Will (Narodnaia Volia). He helped found the Youth Party of the People’s Will and was a member of its central committee.

In 1885, Popov was exiled to Kiakhta. Beginning in 1894, he lived in Irkutsk, where he edited the newspaper Vostochnoe obozrenie and the journal Sibirskii sbornik In 1906 he came to Moscow. He was closely connected with the Constitutional Democrats and worked for such newspapers as Rech’, Nov’, and Russkie vedomosti. After the October Revolution of 1917, he joined a People’s Will group attached to the Society of Former Political Prisoners and Exiles.


Minuvshee i perezhitoe: Vospominaniia za 50 let, parts 1–2. Leningrad, 1924.
“Revoliutsionnye organizatsii ν Peterburge ν 1882–1885 gg.” In the collection Narodovol’tsy posle 1 marta 1881 g., fasc. 1. Moscow, 1928.
“Avtobiografiia.” In Entsiklopedicheskii slovar’ “Granat,” vol. 40.


Saikin, O. A. “Iz istorii ‘Molodoi partii Narodnoi voli.’” Istoriia SSSR, 1971, no. 6.
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