Krupskaya Nadezhda Konstantinovna

Krup·ska·ya

 (kro͝op′skə-yə), Nadezhda Konstantinovna 1869-1939.
Russian revolutionary and wife of Vladimir Lenin. She held numerous political posts before and after the October Revolution (1917) and wrote Memories of Lenin (1930).
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