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Konstantin Muraviev

Given NameKonstantin
Died1 Jan 1965


ww2dbaseKonstantin Vladov Muraviev (Константин Владов Муравиев) was a leading member of the Agrarian People's Union who became the Prime Minister of Bulgaria near the end of WW2. With a pro-Western agenda, he abolished the anti-Semitic laws set by his predecessor. He also switched Bulgaria's sides in the war, declaring war on Germany on 8 Sep 1944. After only a week in office, however, his government was overthrown by Communists. He avoided execution by the new Communist government and lived until 1965.

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Konstantin Muraviev Timeline

1 Jan 1893 Konstantin Muraviev was born.
1 Jan 1965 Konstantin Muraviev passed away.

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1. Evgeni Paunov says:
4 Feb 2010 12:21:33 PM

Hi guys,
I am sorry but the info here is wrong:
K. Muraviev was sentenced to life inprisonment by the Communist People's Court in Febr.1945 and eventually released in 1955. But the Reds quickly 'compensated' him: next year he was arrested again and send to the Gulag-type concentration camp in Belene on Danube. He survived there till 1961, to live free only 4 years after.
E. Paunov

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