Biography of Grigory Alagiagian

Born into a peasant family in Ardahan, Kars province [now Turkey], in 1901. He was an Italian subject; had no formal education. Lived in Krasnodar and worked as a master cheesemaker in a workers’ cooperative. In the spring of 1930 he obtained documents for Father Aloysius Kappes, the object of a countrywide search who was in hiding during a time of mass arrests. February 23, 1930, Alagiagian was arrested in a case against German Catholic clergy; charged with acquiring a false passport for Father Kappes. April 20, 1931 – sentenced to three years in corrective labor camps [OGPU Collegium]. Fate thereafter unknown. Source: Investigatory Matter 95215, Central Archive, FSB, Russian Federation
Variant Names:
Aladzhanian, GrigoriĬ Stepanovich; Alagiagian, Grigory
Göle (Ardahan İli, Turkey); Krasnodar (Russia)
male; laity; fate unknown