Vasily Generalov

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Vasily Generalov
Born 1867 (1867)
Potyomkinskaya, Don Host Oblast, Russian Empire
Died 1887 (1888)
Schlisselburg Fortress, Russia

Vasily Denisovich Generalov (Russian: Васи́лий Дени́сович Генера́лов; 8(20) March 1867, Potyomkinskaya, Don Host Oblast - 8(20) May 1887) was a Russian revolutionary and a member of Narodnaya Volya.

In 1886, Generalov enrolled in St. Petersburg University and later became a member of the "Terrorist Faction" of Narodnaya Volya. He took active part in preparing the assassination of Alexander III. On March 1, 1887, Generalov was arrested at Nevsky Prospekt, where he was supposed to murder the tsar.

Generalov was tried and sentenced to death by hanging by the Special Presence of the Ruling Senate. He was executed in the Schlisselburg Fortress.[1]


  1. ^ Pomper, Philip. Lenin's Brother: The Origins of the October Revolution. New York, W. W. Norton & Company, 2010. ISBN 978-0-393-07079-8