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Sergei Kirov
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World Leader
    (March 27, 1886-December 1, 1934)
    Birth name is Sergei Kostrikov
    Joined the Russian Social Democratic Labor Party (1904)
    Leading member of the Bolsheviks during the 1917 Russian Revolution
    Head of the Azerbaijan Party (1921-1926)
    First Secretary of the Leningrad Communist Party (1926-1934)
    Assassinated by Leonid Nikolaev (1934)
    He became a Marxist (1904).
    He was arrested for taking part in anti-Tsarist activities (1905).
    He helped Lenin take dictatorial control of Russia during the Revolution of 1917.
    He was initially a loyal supporter of Josef Stalin.
    He changed his last name to 'Kirov' because it reminded him of a Prussian king.
    His murder gave Stalin an excuse to initiate purges that killed millions of his political opponents.
    His parents died when he was very young.
    When he was seven, his grandma sent him to live in an orphanage.
    He worked his way up, managing to get himself a good education.
    He became critical of some of Stalin's repressive policies.
    His assassination was most likely ordered by Stalin, who feared his growing popularity among party members.

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