Biography of Martin Haag

Born into a peasant family in Keptugan, Simferopol district, Taurida province, on September 15, 1884. Completed the village school. Lived in Turash, worked in the “Aktivist” Workers’ Cooperative in Evpatoria and was a parishioner of the local Catholic church. March 31, 1936 – arrested in a case against Catholic clergy and laity (Frison et al.). Charged with having had “close contact with the German pastor Frison over the course of several years.” April 1, 1936 – indicted on charges of “espionage and anti-Soviet agitation.” Convicted under Articles 58-6 and 58-10 of the Criminal Code of the RSFSR. Fate thereafter unknown. Source: Investigatory Matter 95215, Central Archive, FSB, Russian Federation; Sokolovskyi, p. 39
Variant Names:
Gaag, Martyn Ivanovich; Haag, Martin
Simferopol' (Ukraine); I︠E︡vpatorii︠a︡ (Ukraine)
male; laity; fate unknown