Alexandra Kollontai was a Marxist revolutionary, first as a member of the Mensheviks, then from 1915 on as a Bolshevik (later Communist). In 1922, Kollontai was appointed a diplomatic counsellor to the Soviet legation in Norway, being soon promoted to head of the legation, one of the first women to hold such a post.
Real Name: Александра Михайловна Коллонтай (English: Alexandra Mikhailovna Kollontai), née Домонто́вич (English: Domontovich)
Born: 31 March [O.S. 19 March] 1872
Died: 9 March 1952