Richard Sorge

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Richard Sorge
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Richard Sorge in 1940
BornOctober 4, 1895
Baku, Azerbaijan, Roushie Empire
Dee'd7 November 1944(1944-11-07) (aged 49)
Tokyo, Japan
Allegiance German Empire (till 1918)
 USSR (stairtin 1920)
Service/branchImperial German Airmy
Soviet Airmy (GRU)
Years o serviceGermany 1914–1916, USSR 1920–1941
AwairdsHero o the Soviet Union
Order o Lenin
Airn Cross, II class (for WWI campaign)

Richard Sorge (October 4, 1895 – November 7, 1944) wis a Soviet militar intelligence officer, active afore an during the Seicont Warld War, wirkin unner cover as a German jurnalist in baith Nazi Germany an the Empire o Japan.