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Zdanovich, Georgy Felixovich

Populist revolutionist (revolutsioner-narodnik) and Georgian public figure.

Born November 4(16), 1854, in the city of Kutais, Georgia, in a family of a nobleman. Studied in Moscow University, but did not graduate. In late 1874 and 1875, was one of the leaders of Muscovites' Circle ("All-Russian socio-revolutionary organization"). Was responsible for importing illegal literature from abroad. Arrested September 19, 1875, in Moscow. At the Trial of the 50 of 1877, was sentenced to penal servitude for 6 years and 8 months. Served his term in Novobelgorodskaya penitentiary and Karia penal servitude location. Starting 1883, was in exile settlement in Irkutsk Province. In late 1880s, returned to the Caucasus where was an employee of several periodicals. In early 1900s, was one of the ideological leaders of Georgian Socialist Federalist Party.

Died in Kutais on July 31 (August 13), 1917.

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