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Igumen/Cherven Uezd of Minsk Governorate

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  • Matla Lifchitz (1874 - 1956)
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  • Nathan Hershil Lipson (1892 - 1976)
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  • Fagi Lifchitz (1869 - 1922)

Igumen Uezd - an administrative unit of the Minsk governorship and later of the Belorussian Soviet Socialist Republic , which existed in 1793 - 1924 years . From 1923 to 1924 years was called Cherven Uezd.

Igumen Uezd was formed in 1793 in the Minsk province of the Russian Empire after the 2nd partition of Poland. From 1795 to 1796 it was part of Minsk governorship.

Shtetl Igumen received the status of city and it became the center of Igumen uezd, Minsk Governorate. Igumen Uezd covered the area of 9,434 square kilometers and had a population of 234,792 residents. It was located on the territory of the modern Cherven, Pukhovichi, Berezinsky, Uzda, parts of Smolevichi, Minsk and Osipovichi districts.

In 1921 Minsk Governorate was abolished and uezd was transferred to the direct supervision of the Belorussian SSR. In September 1923 it was renamed to Cherven Uezd. In 1924, the uezd was abolished.

According to the census of 1897, there were 234.8 thousand residents in Igumen Uezd. The population consisted of Belarusians - 82.6%, Jews - 12.3%, Poles - 2.9%, Russian - 1,8% .

Igumen uezd was further divided into administrative units that were called Volost. It had 23 Volosts:

Belichanskaya
Brodetskaya
Verkhmenskaya
Grebenskaya
Dolzhanskaya
Dudichskaya
Dukorskaya
Klinovskaya
Mogilyanskaya
Novolikovskaya
Omelnyanskaya
Perezhirskaya
Pogorelskaya
Pogostskaya
Pukovskaya
Pukhovicheskaya
Slobodo-Pyrashevskaya (center village of Pyrashevo)
Smilovicheskaya
Uzdenskaya
Tsitvyanskaya
Shatskaya
Yurevicheskaya
Yakshitskaya

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