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Communist Youth International was the youth wing of the Communist International. The was set-up as the International Union of Socialist Youth Organisations (in German: Internationale Verbindung Sozialistischer Jugendorganisationen, abbreviated IVSJO) in March 1907 at a conference in Stuttgart, Germany. IVSJO had its headquarters in Vienna. IVSJO functioned as the youth wing of the Second International. Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il File links There are no pages that link to this file. ... Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il File links There are no pages that link to this file. ... The first edition of Communist International, journal of the Comintern published in Moscow and Petrograd (now Saint Petersburg) in May 1919. ... 1907 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Stuttgart, a city located in southern Germany, is the capital of the state of Baden-Württemberg with a population of approximately 600,000 as of May 2005. ... Vienna (German: Wien [viːn]; Hungarian: Bécs) is the capital of Austria, and also one of Austrias nine federal states (Bundesland Wien). ... The phrase Second International has two meanings: For the international association of socialist parties of the late 19th century, see Second International (politics) and a successor organization, the Socialist International For one of the Merriam-Webster dictionaries of American English, see Websters New International Dictionary, Second Edition This is...

At its foundation the first secretary of IVSJO was Hendrik de Man, but the post was taken over by Robert Danneberg who held it from 1908 to 1915. Its first chairman was Karl Liebknecht. Henri De Man (Flemish name Hendrik de Man) was a Belgian who was one of the most leading socialist theoreticians of his period. ... 1908 is a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1915 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Karl Liebknecht (August 13, 1871 - January 15, 1919) was a German socialist and a co-founder of the Spartacist League and the Communist Party of Germany. ...

The Bavarian ZJD was the major member organization at the beginning of the existance of the IVSJO. The Free State of Bavaria (German: Bayern or Freistaat Bayern), with an area of 70,553 km² (27,241 square miles) and 12. ...

Another conference was held in Bern in April 1915. Nine delegations participated. Differences persisted over how to face the ongoing war. Nevertheless, IVSJO was in the hands of groups opposing the chauvinistic attitutes of a major section of the Social Democratic leaderships in Europe. Groups loyal to their party leaderships were alienated from IVSJO (these right-wing tendencies were, however, unable to form a parallell structure in the context of the ongoing war). The conference decided to start the publication Die Jugendsinternationale. An International Youth Bureau was set-up by Willi Münzenberg in Bern. Location within Switzerland The city of Bern, English traditionally Berne (Bernese German Bärn , German Bern , French Berne , Italian Berna , Romansh Berna ), is the Bundesstadt (administrative capital) of Switzerland, and is the fourth most populous Swiss city (after Zürich, Geneva and Basel). ... 1915 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Ypres, 1917, in the vicinity of the Battle of Passchendaele. ... Willi Münzenberg (August 14, 1889–October 21, 1940) was a leading propagandist for the KPD (Kommunistische Partei Deutschlands, Communist Party of Germany) in the Weimar Era. ...

During the war many of the affiliated youth organizations passed through splits.

On November 20, 1919 the IVSJO holds its first conference after the war. In a beer-hall in Berlin delegations from 12 countries had assembled. The conference decided to change the name to 'Communist Youth International'. The main organizer behind the Berlin conference was Willi Münzenberg, recently released from jail. This meeting was later referred to as the First Congress of CYI. November 20 is the 324th day of the year (325th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1919 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ...   Berlin? (pronounced: , German ) is the capital of Germany and its largest city, with 3,426,000 inhabitants (as of January 2005); down from 4. ...

In 1921 the Second Congress was held. It was initially open on April 6 in Jena. Four days later the venue was shifted to Berlin, due to security considerations. Then again the venue was shifted, on instructions from ECCI, to Moscow were it convened between June 9 and June 23. The 3rd congress of ComIntern was held in Moscow immediately afterwards. The ComIntern congress adopted a resolution on the youth movement. The CYI organization was streamlined along the structure of the ComIntern and CYI member organization were obligied to adopt the name 'Young Communist League' followed by their national denomination. 1921 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... April 6 is the 96th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (97th in leap years). ... Map of Germany showing Jena Jena is a town in central Germany on the River Saale. ...   Berlin? (pronounced: , German ) is the capital of Germany and its largest city, with 3,426,000 inhabitants (as of January 2005); down from 4. ... Moscow (Russian: Москва́, Moskva, IPA:   listen?) is the capital of Russia, located on the river Moskva. ... June 9 is the 160th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (161st in leap years), with 205 days remaining. ... June 23 is the 174th day of the year (175th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 191 days remaining. ...

The highest organ between the congresses was the Executive Committee of the Communist Youth International. Münzenberg was succeded by Voja Vujovic as the general secretary of CYI.

In 1943 the CYI was dissolved alongside ComIntern. 1943 is a common year starting on Friday. ...

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