Iosif Alexandrovich Adamovich (Belarusian: Язэп Адамовіч (Jazep Adamovič), 7 January 1897,Barysaw – 22 April 1937, Minsk) was a Belarusian communist politician. He was born in 1897 in Barysaw, in the Minsk Governorate of the Russian Empire, in a working-class family of Belarusian ethnicity. He served as a Prime Minister of the Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic from 1924 to 1927. In 1916, he was a member of the Russian Social Democratic Labour Party, where he was organised the Belarusian Bolsheviks.
|Prime Minister of the Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic|
17 March 1924 – 7 May 1927
|Preceded by||Alexander Chervyakov|
|Succeeded by||Nikolay Goloded|
|Born||7 January 1897|
|Died||22 April 1937(aged 40)|
|Political party||RSDLP (Bolsheviks) (1916–1918) |
Russian Communist Party (1918–1937)
In 1920, he was commissioner of military affairs of the Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic. From 1924 to 1927, he was the Prime Minister of the Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic. He was instrumental in the enlargement of the territory of Soviet Belarus in 1924 and 1926.
- Большая биографическая энциклопедия
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- Wojciech Roszkowski, Jan Kofman: Biographical Dictionary of Central and Eastern Europe in the Twentieth Century. Routledge, 2016. p. 8-9.