Date of birth: 21/06/1879
Boki Gleb Ivanovich (21.06.1879, Tbilisi - 11.15.1937, Moscow), one of the leaders of state security, public safety commissioner of the 3rd rank (11/29/1935). The son of a teacher. He studied at the St. Petersburg Mining Institute. In 1900 he joined the RSDLP, Bolshevik. During the revolution of 1905-07 created in St. Petersburg workers` militia. Repeatedly arrested. In March 1917 members of the Russian Bureau of the Central Committee of the RSDLP (b). From April. 1917 to March 1918 the Secretary of the Petrograd Committee of the RSDLP (b), and then was a member of the Petrograd Revolutionary Military Committee. In Feb.-March 1918, a member of the Committee of Revolutionary Defence of Petrograd. Since March 1918 Deputy. prev., to July 1918 before. Cheka Union Northern Region municipalities. The organizer of the Red Terror in Petrograd and the Northern region. He belonged to the "Left" Communists. Since 1919, the beginning. Special Department of the Eastern Front. In 1920, a member of the Central Executive Committee of the Turkestan Commission and the CPC of the RSFSR. Since 1921 member of the All-Russian Cheka, was then a member of the College of the OGPU and the NKVD of the USSR, at the same time Boki with 28/1/1921 headed Special (encryption) OGPU department (since 1934 - the NKVD) of the USSR, from 25/12/1936 9th (special secret-encryption) department . Boki - one of the most active creators of the Gulag system. Boky department always used in the system of incomprehensible independence. This gave birth to various conjectures about what led Boki (on the instructions of the higher Party leadership) studies on the paranormal, zombies, Eastern mystical cults, etc., the more so because he was always interested in similar issues. No distinct enough evidence these assumptions there - only indirect. When cleaning the NKVD NI Yezhov from employees GG 05/16/1937 Berry was arrested and charged with "treason and counter-revolutionary activities" 15/11/1937 special NKVD troika sentenced to death. Shot. In 1956, he rehabilitated.