Mitrofan Ivanovich Shlomin

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Shlomin, Mitrofan Ivanovich


Born Nov. 24, 1896, in the village of Iznoskovo, Maloiaroslavets District, Kaluga Province; died Oct. 27 (Nov. 9), 1917, in Moscow. Fought in the struggle to establish Soviet power in Moscow. Member of the Communist Party from the summer of 1917.

The son of a peasant, Shlomin became a worker in Moscow in 1911. In 1917 he was a member of the Dorogomilovo military revolutionary committee and commander of a Red Guard detachment. During the fighting in October, while transporting weapons from the Moscow soviet, Shlomin was captured by military school cadets (iunkery) and was killed.


Geroi Oktiabria. Moscow, 1967.
Kondrat’ev, V. Oni zhili dlia tebia. Moscow 1964, pp. 190–200.
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