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Beria


Beria, Lavrenti Pavlovich (1899-1953) Georgian-Russian officer. Soviet security apparatus chief until toppled after death of Stalin 1953. In charge of Soviet development of nuclear weapons and rocketry, 1944-1953.

Birth Place: Georgian.
Born: 1899.03.29.
Died: 1953.12.23.

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  • Siddiqi, Asif A, The Soviet Space Race With Apollo, University Press of Florida, 2003.

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  • Death of Lavrenti Pavlovich Beria - . Nation: Georgia; Russia. Related Persons: Beria. Summary: Georgian-Russian officer. Soviet security apparatus chief until toppled after death of Stalin 1953. In charge of Soviet development of nuclear weapons and rocketry, 1944-1953..

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