Russian Revolution

Events

Writing and publishing the communist manifesto

February 21, 1848

Karl Max publishes the Communist manifesto, outlining the main communist ideas.

Karl Marx dies in 1883, at 64. Does not get to see his vision put to work.

March 14 1883

Bloody Sunday

January 22 1905

A mass killing by the Tsar's troops of unarmed citizens demonstrating and parading in the streets.

1917 Russian Revolution

1917

Start of labour camps

1917

Abdiction of Czar Nicholas II

March 15 1917

Nicholas II was murdered

July 17 1917

October revolution

october 1917

End of world war 1

November 11 1918

Beginning of the struggle between Stalin and Trotsky

1923

Death of Lenin

January 21, 1924

Trotsky removed as commissioner for War

1925

Trotsky removed from communist party

November 1927

Trotsky was deported from the USSR entirely

January 11 1928

Starvation of millions of people who did not want to work for Stalin

1932

"Secret Police" became official

1934

Sergey Kirov murdered- a leader of Russian Revolution

Dec 01, 1934

Trials of Stalin's opponents

1936

Terror climaxes with labor camps and concentration camps

1937

Non-Aggression Pact between Germany and Russia

1939

Trotsky murdered in Mexico

1940

German invasion of Russia

1941

Start of deportation of non-Russians

1941

Treaty to divide Germany

1945