Sergei Syrtsov

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Sergei Syrtsov
Серге́й Сырцо́в
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Chairman of the Council of People's Commissars of the Russian SFSR
In office
18 May 1929 – 3 November 1930
Premier Alexey Rykov
Preceded by Alexey Rykov
Succeeded by Daniil Sulimov
Candidate member of the 16th Politburo
In office
13 July 1930 – 10 February 1934
Personal details
Born (1883-07-17)17 July 1883
Slavgorod, Yekaterinoslav Governorate, Imperial Russia
Died 10 September 1937(1937-09-10) (aged 54)
Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Nationality Soviet
Political party All-Union Communist Party (bolsheviks)

Sergei Ivanovich Syrtsov (Russian: Серге́й Ива́нович Сырцо́в; Moscow, Russian Empire, 17 July [O.S. 5 July] 1893, Slavgorod, Yekaterinoslav GovernorateMoscow, 10 September 1937, Moscow) was a Soviet-Russian politician. He was of Russian ethnicity [1] and joined the Bolshevik Party in 1913. Syrtsov was the Chairman of the Council of People's Commissars of the Russian SFSR from 1929 to 1930.[citation needed]

He was arrested on 19 April 1937 during the Great Purge, sentenced to death on 10 September 1937 and executed the same day.[2]

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