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 Isaac Babel

Born: July 13th, 1894

Died: January 27th, 1940

Famous For:  Russian Jewish Storyteller, Journalist, Playwright, "The Greatest Prose Writer of Russian Jewry"

Cause of Death:  Shot to death by the Soviets in Butyrka Prison in Moscow, Russia

Burial Place:  Donskol Monastery, Moscow, Russia

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