Catherine Breshkovsky

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Birthday
13, 1844
Birthplace
Belarus
Death Date
Sep 12, 1934 (90)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
13, 1844
Birthplace
Belarus
Death Date
Sep 12, 1934 (90)

About

Russian socialist sometimes known as Babushka, who was often referred to as the Grandmother of the Russian Revolution. She was forced to flee following the October Revolution and later died in Czechoslovakia.

Before Fame

She became a follower of anarchist Mikhail Bakunin at age 26.

Trivia

She formed a socialist revolutionary group after her exile to Siberia and helped to organize the Socialist-Revolutionary Party in 1901.

Family Life

Her son Nikolay Breshko-Breshkovsky became a writer.

Associated With

She and politician David Ben-Gurion were both imprisoned during the Russian Revolution of 1905.