Aaron Soltz

Holodomor AvatarAaron Aleksandrovich Soltz (10 March 1872 – 30 April 1945) was a Jewish Bolshevik politician and lawyer. He was informally known as the “conscience of the Party” and was responsible for the Bolshevik repressions. Soltz was born in Soleniki (now Šalčininkai) to a Jewish merchant family in Lithuania. In 1917 Soltz was a member of Moscow Committee of the Bolshevik Party and from 1920 onwards he was a member of numerous Bolshevik party organisations.

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