• Born date: 1899-03-29
  • Born in: Russian empire
  • Death date: 1953-12-23
  • Death in: Soviet Union
Lavrentiy Beria

Lavrentiy Pavlovich Beria (Georgian: ლავრენტი პავლეს ძე ბერია, Lavrenti Pavles dze Beria; Russian: Лавре́нтий Па́влович Бе́рия; 29 March 1899 – 23 December 1953) was a Soviet politician, Marshal of the Soviet Union and state security administrator, chief of the Soviet security and secret police apparatus (NKVD) under Joseph Stalin during World War II, and Deputy Premier in the postwar years (1946–53).Beria was the longest lived and most influential of Stalin's secret police chiefs, wielding his most substantial influence during and after World War II.

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