Ivan Shcheglovitov

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Ivan Shcheglovitov.

Ivan Grigorevich Shcheglovitov (25 February 1861 – 5 September 1918) was a politician who served as the Russian minister of Justice and the last chairman of the State Council of the Russian Empire.

Life[edit]

Graduate of the Imperial School of Law. Held various posts in the Senate and the Ministry of Justice between 1890 and 1905; Assistant Minister of Justice (1906), Minister of Justice (1906-1915), Member of the State Council (1907), and Chairman of the State Council (January 1917). Shcheglovitov was one of the main instigators of a notorious Blood libel case against Menachem Beilis in 1913.[1]

After the February Revolution he was imprisoned[by whom?] in the Peter and Paul Fortress; later transferred[by whom?] to Moscow and executed by the Bolsheviks during the period of Red Terror.

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Preceded by
Mikhail Akimov
Minister of Justice
1906–1915
Succeeded by
Aleksandr Khvostov