Nikolai Kibalchich

Nikolai Kibalchich

Mykolaj Ivanovych Kybalchych (1853–1881) was a Ukrainian scientist, taking part in the assassination of Tsar Alexander II as the main explosive expert for Narodnaya Volya (the People's Will), and also a rocket pioneer. He was the paternal uncle of revolutionary Victor Serge.

Read more about Nikolai Kibalchich:  Early Life, Biography, Execution and Legacy, Final Letter

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Nikolai Kibalchich - Final Letter
... "I, Mykolaj Kybalchych, am writing down this design in prison with several days to go before my execution ... I believed in the practicability of my idea and this belief sustains me in my appalling situation by scientists and specialists who show my idea to be practicable, I will feel happy in the knowledge that I have rendered an immense service to my country and mankind ...