Boris Savinkov, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Boris Savinkov

Russian writer

Date of Birth: 19-Jan-1879

Place of Birth: Kharkiv, Kharkiv Oblast, Ukraine

Date of Death: 07-May-1925

Profession: writer, politician, revolutionary, terrorist

Nationality: Poland

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Boris Savinkov

  • Boris Viktorovich Savinkov (Russian: ????´? ??´???????? ??´??????; 19 January 1879 – 7 May 1925) was a Russian writer and revolutionary.
  • As one of the leaders of the Fighting Organisation of the Socialist Revolutionary Party, he was responsible for the assassinations of several high-ranking imperial officials in 1904 and 1905. After the February Revolution of 1917, he became Assistant War Minister in the Provisional Government.
  • After the October Revolution of the same year, he organized armed resistance against the ruling Bolsheviks.
  • Savinkov emigrated in 1920, but in 1924 he was lured back to the Soviet Union, was arrested and either was killed in prison or committed suicide.

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