Nikolai Romanovich Shagov

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Shagov, Nikolai Romanovich


Born Mar. 4 (16), 1882, in the village of Klintsovo, Nerekhta District, Kostroma Province; died June 9, 1918, in Kostroma. Participant in the revolutionary movement in Russia. Member of the Communist Party from 1905.

The son of a weaver, Shagov was a worker. He took part in the Revolution of 1905–07 in Ivanovo-Voznesensk. From 1912 to 1914 he served as a deputy to the Fourth State Duma as a representative of the workers’ curia of Kostroma Province. In 1913 he became a member of the Bolshevik fraction of the Fourth State Duma. Shagov contributed to Pravda, and in 1913 he took part in the Kraków and Poronin meetings of the Central Committee of the RSDLP with party workers.

Shagov was arrested in 1914 and exiled to Turukhansk Krai in 1915; after the February Revolution of 1917, seriously ill, he returned to Petrograd.


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