Nikolay Goloded

Nikolay Matveyevich Goloded, (Mikalaj Haladzied) (Belarusian: Мікала́й Мацьве́евіч Галадзе́д; Russian: Никола́й Матве́евич Голоде́д; March 1894 – 1937) was a Belarusian Soviet statesman and first secretary of the Byelorussian SSR from December 1925 to May 1927. He served as a Prime Minister of the Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic from 1927 to May 30, 1937.[1]

Nikolay Goloded
Мікала́й Галадзе́д
Mikalaj Haladzied. Мікалай Галадзед.jpg
Goloded in 1932
Chairman of the Council of People's Commissars of the Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic
In office
7 May 1927 – 30 May 1937
Preceded byIosif Adamovich
Succeeded byDaniil Volkovich
First Secretary of the Communist Party of Byelorussia
In office
12 December 1924 – 1927
Preceded byAlexander Krinitsky
Succeeded byVilhelm Knorin
Personal details
Born(1894-05-21)21 May 1894
Chernigov Governorate, Russian Empire
Died21 June 1937(1937-06-21) (aged 43)
Minsk, Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic, Soviet Union
Political partyRussian Communist Party (1917–1937)
Other political
affiliations
Communist Party of Byelorussia
AwardsOrder of Lenin

BiographyEdit

Born in to the family of Belorusian peasant family, he graduated from the Byelorussian Agricultural Institute.

After working in various professions he became involved in the revolutionary movement and joined the Russian Social Democratic Labour Party (Bolsheviks) in 1917 and was involved in the Southwestern Front.

From 1921 to 1924 he was secretary of the Gorki Regional Committee and in 1924 became a member of the Provisional Bureau of the Communist Party of Byelorussia and later on its second secretary from 1924 to 1927.

From 1927 to 1937 he was Chairman of the Council of People's Commissars of the Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic.[1]

He was arrested on June 14, 1937 during the Great Purge and jumped out of the window 5th floor of the Belarussian NKVD building to his death during his NKVD interrogation.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "N. M. Goloded - Handbook of the history of the Communist Party and the Soviet Union 1898-1991".
  2. ^ "Загадкавая гібель Мікалая Галадзеда". Наша Ніва (in Belarusian). Retrieved 2021-06-18.
Political offices
Preceded by
Iosif Adamovich
Prime Minister of the Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic
1927 - May 30, 1937
Succeeded by
Daniil Volkovich