- Chruschtschow, Nikita Sergejewitsch
Politic Commissaris and General Lieutenant.
- 17-04-1894, Kalinowka.
- 11-09-1971, heart failure, age 77, Moscow.
Moscow, Nowodewitsche Friedhof.
Nikita Chruschtschow, born on 17-04-1894 in Kalinowka, was a West Russian farmer son, who went to the Ukraine in 1908. In 1918 he entered the KP and the Red Army and was fighting on the South front. In 1921 his wife Galina Chruschtschowa died, a death of starvationand he left with two children. He married Nina Petrowna Kuchartschuk and the couple got two children. 1922 he became political interested and involved. Chruschtschow became a member of the Central Committee, KPdSU, in 1929. During World War II he was a Political Commissar under Josef Stalin (see Stalin) and organized the Partisan Movement as a Lieutenant General in 1943. When Stalin died in 1953, he moved his opponent Georgi Shukow (see Shukow), became the leader of the USSR and build up the Communistic Party again. He is released of his post as Party leader in 1964 because of many blunders and the membership of the Central Committee and lives in retirement in his datscha near Moscow. Nikita Chruschtschow died of heart failure at the age of 71, on 11-09-1971 and is buried on the Nowodewitsche Cemetery in Moscow.