Shabulin, Mikhail

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Shabulin, Mikhail Nikolaevich


Born Nov. 6, 1887, in the village of Mikhalkovo, in what is now Novoderevenskii Raion, Riazan’ Oblast; died Sept. 6, 1925, in Yalta. Participant in the revolutionary movement in Russia. Member of the Communist Party from 1904.

Shabulin was the son of a peasant. He graduated from the Riazan’ Teachers’ Seminary in 1906 and taught in Riazan’ Province. He conducted party work among the peasants and was arrested several times. In 1913 he began teaching at the Moscow Teachers’ Institute. In 1916, Shabulin was called into the army; after graduating from the Aleksei Military School, he was sent to the front. After the February Revolution of 1917 he served on a regimental committee and the executive committees of the Lutsk soviet and of the soviet of the Special Army of the Southwestern Front. In May 1917, Shabulin became a member of the united army committee of the RSDLP, and from June to September he was deputy chairman of the committee. In December he served on the revolutionary military committee of the Special Army.

In 1918, Shabulin returned to Riazan’, where he became deputy provincial commissar of education. He served as deputy chairman of the provincial executive committee and, in 1919 and 1920, as chairman of the committee. From August to November 1919 he was a member of the revolutionary military committee of Riazan’ Province. In 1920 he undertook party work on the Sovet-skii Kavkaz and Oktiabr’skaia Revoliutsiia, two agitational trains of the All-Russian Central Executive Committee; the trains operated in the Northern Caucasus and Siberia. In 1921, Shabulin began conducting party and Soviet work in Yalta.

Shabulin was a member of the All-Russian Central Executive Committee, and he served as a delegate to the Ninth Congress of the RCP(B) in 1920.

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