|Born||17 August 1902
Ufa, Russian Empire
|Died||27 December 2006 (aged 104)
Moscow, Russian Federation
Gudz was born at Ufa in the Russian Empire, where his parents moved following a revolutionary movement in Ukraine. He joined the Bolshevik Party in his early teens after his father was arrested for revolutionary activity. He participated in the October Revolution and later fought in the Red Army against the White Army during the Russian Civil War. In 1923, Gudz began his career in the State Political Directorate (OGPU) as a junior member of the staff involved in operation Trust. Later, he was appointed head of the OGPU intelligence and counterintelligence department in East Siberia, and then in 1933 in Japan.
Gudz died on 27 December 2006, aged 104 years. His funeral ceremony took place in Moscow.
- 1936: http://shalamov.ru/gallery/57/3.html
- 1955-56: http://shalamov.ru/media/images/gallery/579.jpg
- Boris Gudz as a centenarian, records file in hand: Файл:Борис Игнатьевич Гудзь.jpg
- "Boris Gudz". The Daily Telegraph. UK. 18 January 2007. Retrieved 26 October 2011.