Orgburo of the 17th Congress of the All-Union Communist Party (Bolsheviks)

The Orgburo of the 17th Congress of the All-Union Communist Party (Bolsheviks) was in session from 1934 to 1939.[1]

CompositionEdit

MembersEdit

Name
(birth–death)[2]
Took office Left office Duration Note
Yan Gamarnik
(1894–1937)
10 February 1934 31 May 1937 3 years, 110 days
Nikolai Yezhov
(1895–1940)
10 February 1934 3 March 1939 5 years, 21 days
Andrei Zhdanov
(1896–1948)
10 February 1934 22 March 1939 5 years, 40 days
Lazar Kaganovich
(1893–1991)
10 February 1934 22 March 1939 5 years, 40 days
Sergei Kirov
(1886–1934)
10 February 1934 1 December 1934 294 days
Alexander Kosarev
(1903–1939)
10 February 1934 22 March 1939 5 years, 40 days Was arrested on 28 November 1938 on counter-revolutionary charges.
Valerian Kuybyshev
(1888–1935)
10 February 1934 25 January 1935 349 days
Joseph Stalin
(1878–1953)
10 February 1934 22 March 1939 5 years, 40 days
Aleksey Stetsky
(1896–1938)
10 February 1934 22 March 1939 5 years, 40 days Was arrested on 26 April 1938 on counter-revolutionary charges.
Nikolay Shvernik
(1888–1970)
10 February 1934 22 March 1939 5 years, 40 days
Andrey Andreyev
(1895–1971)
10 March 1935 22 March 1939 4 years, 12 days Appointed by questionnaire.
Lev Mekhlis
(1889–1953)
14 January 1938 22 March 1939 1 year, 67 days Elected by the 13th Plenary Session.

CandidatesEdit

Name
(birth–death)[3]
Took office Left office Duration Note
Mikhail Kaganovich
(1888–1941)
10 February 1934 22 March 1939 5 years, 40 days
Alexander Krinitsky
(1894–1937)
10 February 1934 12 October 1937 3 years, 244 days Relieved of his duties at the 12th Plenary Session.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "07176".
  2. ^ "07176".
  3. ^ "07176".