Axelrod, Paul B.


Axelrod, Paul B.
(1850–1928)
   One of the founders (with Georgii Plekhanov and Vera Zasulich) of the first Russian Marxist organization, the Emancipation of Labor Group (1883). A close collaborator with Plekhanov, he also joined the Russian Social Democratic Labor Party, and in the crucial split in the party in 1903 he sided with the Mensheviks against Vladimir Ilich Lenin and the Bolsheviks.

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