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15/04/1894 Soviet First Secretary Nikita Khrushchev is born

Khrushchev was born in the village of Kalinovka, in Kursk Oblast, Russia. He started working in the Donbas area to get more money for the family. He became chairman of worker's council and joined Bolsheviks later during Russian Civil War. He built up his political career and became First Secretary of the Soviet communist party.