Russian Revolution Timeline

Events

Grigori Rasputin; Survives failed attempt to poison him, eventually dies

Jan 29 1916

February Revolution; Rioting/Strikes in the Russian Army

February 23, 1917

Czar Nicholas abdicates the throne

march 16, 1917

abdicates the throne

Alexander Kerensky; Russian Provisional Government held by Kerensky is recognized by the US

march 22 1917

Russian Provisional Government held by Kerensky is recognized by the US

Lenin; Lenin returns from exile in Switzerland and arrives in Petrograd via a sealed train

april 3 1917

Lenin returns from exile in Switzerland and arrives in Petrograd via a sealed train

The October Revolution - the Bolsheviks take over Petrograd

October 25 1917

The October Revolution - the Bolsheviks take over Petrograd

The Treaty of Brest-Litovsk; between Germany and Russia, is signed and takes Russia out of World War I

March 3 1918

The Treaty of Brest-Litovsk, between Germany and Russia, is signed and takes Russia out of World War I

Czar Nicholas II Execution; Him and his family are executed

July 17 1918

Him and his family are executed

Russian Civil War Ends

November 1920

The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (U.S.S.R.) established

december 30 1922

Lenin dies; Stalin will become his successor

january 21 1924