GEN Symon Vasylyovych Petliura

GEN Symon Vasylyovych Petliura

Birth
Poltava, Poltavs'ka, Ukraine
Death 25 May 1926 (aged 47)
Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Burial Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Memorial ID 177275759 · View Source
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He was a publicist, writer, journalist, Ukrainian politician, statesman of the Ukrainian People's Republic, and nationalist leader who led Ukraine's struggle for independence following the Russian Revolution of 1917 (1918–1921). Petliura has been a controversial figure connected with pogroms of Jews in the Russian Empire. On May 25, 1926 he was killed in the center of Paris by the Russian anarchist of Jewish origin Sholom Schwartzbard.




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  • Created by: letemrip
  • Added: 12 Mar 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 177275759
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for GEN Symon Vasylyovych Petliura (10 May 1879–25 May 1926), Find A Grave Memorial no. 177275759, citing Cimetière de Montparnasse, Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France ; Maintained by letemrip (contributor 49084452) .