Sofia Dzerzhinskaya, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Sofia Dzerzhinskaya

Polish communist

Date of Birth: 04-Dec-1882

Place of Birth: Warsaw, Masovian Voivodeship, Poland

Date of Death: 27-Feb-1968

Profession: politician

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

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About Sofia Dzerzhinskaya

  • Sofia Sigizmundovna Dzerzhinskaya (born Muszkat; Polish: Zofia Dzierzynska—Muszkat; Russian: ????? ????????????? ???????????—??????; 4 December 1882 – 27 February 1968) was a leading Polish Social Democrat and later Communist politician, and spouse of Felix Dzerzhinsky. She was born in Warsaw, Poland, to a Jewish family.
  • She married Felix Dzerzhinsky on 10 November 1910 in Kraków at the St Nicholas Church.
  • On 23 June 1911 she gave birth to their first son and only child Jan in Pawiak prison. From September 1918 through February 1919 Sofia was a member of the Soviet diplomatic mission in Bern.
  • From 1920 she lived in the Soviet Union, in Moscow where she worked as a teacher.
  • In 1922 Sofia worked in the School of Rosa Luxemburg in Moscow, later, 1923-24 at the Communist University of the National Minorities of the West.
  • After that worked in the Polish Bureau of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.
  • In 1939-43 Sofia worked at the Executive Committee of Comintern.
  • In 1969, her memoirs "Lata wielkich bojów: wspomnienia" were published in Poland by Ksiazka i Wiedza publishing house.
  • She died in Moscow.

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