Inessa Armand

3177 09/14/1905 Inessa Armand, prominent activist of international Communist and women's movement, active participant in October 1917 Bolshevik revolution. RIA Novosti/Sputnik
Inessa Armand, prominent activist of international Communist and women’s movement, active participant in October 1917 Bolshevik revolution. Source: RIA Novosti/Sputnik

INESSA ARMAND

Armand was born in Paris, but lived in Moscow from the age of 5. She was a socialist feminist, one of the joint editors of ‘Rabotnitsa’ and a close friend of Lenin and Krupskaya. After the October revolution she was the director of Zhenotdel and in 1920 she chaired the First Conference of Communist Women.