Biography of Donat Bydzan

Born into a working class family in St. Petersburg in 1904. Lived in Leningrad and at the beginning of the 1930s was a student at the Boiler Turbine Institute. April 15, 1932 – arrested in a case against Catholic clergy and laity (Proncketis et al.). May 23, 1932 – released from prison for “lack of facts constituting a crime.” May 31, 1937 – arrested again. September 9, 1937 –sentenced to death [NKVD Collegium and Office of Public Prosecutor]. September 15, 1937 – shot, in Levashovo Field outside Leningrad. Source: Shkarovskii, p. 254
Variant Names:
Bydzan, Donat Iosifovich; Bydzan, Donat
Saint Petersburg (Russia)
male; laity; executed