Averky Aristov

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Averky Aristov
Аристов, Аверкий Борисович
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Born 22 October 1903
Died 11 July 1973(1973-07-11) (aged 69)

Averky Borisovich Aristov (Russian: Аверкий Борисович Аристов) (22 October 1903 – 11 July 1973) was a Soviet politician and diplomat.

born at Krasny Yar in Astrakhan Governorate, he was the son of a fisherman, working for a fishery during 1912 - 1919. In 1919 he joined the Komsomol and 1921 he became a member of the Bolshevik Party. He was a member of the Politburo of the CPSU Central Committee from 1952 until 1953 and from 1957 until 1961. Dismissed from the Politburo in 1961, he became ambassador to Poland (1961–1971) and to Austria (1971–1973).

He was buried at the Novodevichi Cemetery, Moscow.

See also[edit]


  • Michel Tatu: Macht und Ohnmacht im Kreml, Edition Grasset and Ullstein, 1967 and 1968, Paris and Frankfurt/M
  • Merle Fainsod: Wie Russland regiert wird; Kiepenheuer & Witsch, 1965
  • Wolfgang Leonhard: Chruschtschows große Säuberung in der Welt v. 24. 02. 1961 out Open Society Archives – OSA