Stepan Shahumyan

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Stepan Shahumyan
Commissar Extraordinary for the Caucasus
Personal details
Born13 October 1878(1878-10-13)
Tiflis, Georgie
Dee'd20 September 1918(1918-09-20) (aged 39)
Krasnovodsk, Soviet Roushie
Poleetical pairtyCommunist Pairty o the Soviet Union
BairnsThree
ResidenceBaku, Azerbaijan
ThriftPoliteecian, revolutionary

Stepan Gevorgi Shahumyan (Armenie: Ստեփան Գեւորգի Շահումյան; Roushie: Степан Георгиевич Шаумян, Stepan Georgevich Shaumyan; 1 October 1878 - 20 September 1918) wis a Bolshevist Roushie communist politeecian an revolutionary active throughoot the Caucasus.[1] Shahumyan wis an ethnic Armenie an his role as a leader o the Roushie revolution in the Caucasus earned him the elk-name o the "Caucasian Lenin", a reference tae the leader o the Roushie Revolution, Vladimir Lenin.[2]

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  1. (in Armenie) Arzumanyan, M. Շահումյան, Ստեփան Գևորգի. The Soviet Armenian Encyclopedia. Yerevan, Armenian SSR, vol. viii, 1982 pp. 431-434
  2. Panossian, Razmik. The Armenians: From Kings And Priests to Merchants And Commissars. New York: Columbia University Press, 2006 p. 211 ISBN 0-231-13926-8