Fanya Kaplan

Holodomor AvatarFanya Kaplan1906-Fanny Yefimovna Kaplan: Born Feiga Haimovna Roytblat into a Jewish family. In 1906 Kaplan was arrested in Kiev over her involvement in a terrorist bomb plot. On August 25, 1906, assassins bombed a public reception Prime Minister Pyotr Stolypin was holding at his Dacha on Aptekarsky Island. Stolypin was only slightly injured by flying splinters, but 28 others were killed—among them his 15-year-old daughter. Stolypin’s three year old son was also seriously wounded.

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