Beria,Lavrenti Pavlovich
Ber·i·a (bĕrʹē-ə), Lavrenti Pavlovich. 1899-1953.
Soviet secret police chief (1938-1953) during the regime of Joseph Stalin. In the power struggle following Stalin's death, Beria was convicted of conspiracy and executed.

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Universalium. 2010.

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