Larisa Bogoraz

 

 

Age: 74

 

Summary: Soviet-era dissident and widow of noted dissidents Anatoly Marchenko and Yuly Daniel who rose to prominence for a 1968 protest in Red Square against the Soviet government's invasion of Czechoslovakia for which she was sentenced to four years of exile in Siberia, who campaigned for human rights and published Memory, a book chronicling Stalinist repression.

 

 

Cause of Death: Aftereffects of a stroke

 

Born: August 8, 1929

 

Died: April 6, 2004

 

Location: Moscow, Russia