Iosif Grigulevich, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Iosif Grigulevich

Soviet spy and Costa Rican diplomat

Date of Birth: 05-May-1913

Place of Birth: Vilnius, Vilnius County, Lithuania

Date of Death: 02-Jun-1988

Profession: diplomat, historian, biographer, murderer, researcher, spy

Nationality: Lithuania

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

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About Iosif Grigulevich

  • Iosif Romualdovich Grigulevich (Russian: ????? ???????????? ??????????; May 5, 1913 – June 2, 1988) was a Soviet NKVD Operative between 1937 and 1953, when he took a leading role in assassinating Communist and Bolshevik individuals who were not loyal to Joseph Stalin.Under a false identity as Teodoro B.
  • Castro, a wealthy Costa Rican expatriate living in Rome, Grigulevich served as the ambassador of the Republic of Costa Rica to both Italy and Yugoslavia (1952–1954).
  • His mission as an agent was to assassinate Yugoslav leader Josip Broz Tito but was later aborted by Stalin's death in 1953.
  • Grigulevich then settled in Moscow, where he worked as an expert on the history of Latin America and on the Roman Catholic Church. He was a member of the Soviet Academy of Sciences, served as editor-in-chief of the magazine Obshchestvennye nauki i sovremennost ("Social Sciences Today"), and published many books and articles about Latin American subjects.

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