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John Pepper

Born: Nov 8, 1886

Death: Feb 8, 1938

Birthplace: Budapest

Nationality: Hungary

John Pepper

Date of Birth : Nov 8, 1886
Date of Death : Feb 8, 1938
Birth Place : Budapest

John Pepper, also known as Jozsef Pogany and Joseph Pogany, was a Hungarian-Jewish Communist politician, active in the radical movements of both Hungary and the United States. He later served as a functionary in the Communist International in Moscow, before being cashiered in 1929. Later an official in the Soviet government, Pepper ran afoul of the secret police and was executed during the Great Terror of 1937–38.

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