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People/Characters: Moura Budberg

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Works (5)

H.G. Wells in Love: Postscript to an Experiment in Autobiography by H. G. Wells
Memoirs of a British Agent by R. H. Bruce Lockhart
Moura: The Dangerous Life of the Baroness Budberg by Nina Berberova
Murder of Maxim Gorky: An Early Victim of Stalin's Purge of Intellectuals by Arkadi Vaksberg
A Very Dangerous Woman: The Lives, Loves and Lies of Russia's Most Seductive Spy by Deborah McDonald

Character description

Maria "Moura" Ignatievna Budberg (1891-1974), also called Baroness Budberg or Countess Benckendorff, was a Russian aristocrat and socialite who worked in publishing and as a translator, screenwriter and writer. Among her lovers were Maxim Gorky and H.G. Wells. She's suspected of having been an agent or double agent for Soviet and British Intelligence.
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