Russia - Pre-revolution 1917

This timeline is designed to help students see how events led up towards the start of the 20th century where much of the problems to the Tsarists regime started to truly occur.

Events

Russia as principalities

882 - 1547

Kievian Rus

882

Mongol Domination of Russia

1237 - 1480

Complete suppression of the Golden Horde

1480

Cossacks begin conquering Siberia for Russia

1581

Russia acquires Estonia and Latvia

1721

Russia conquers Crimea, Ukraine, Georgia.

1772 - 1814

Napoleon's botched invasion of Russia

1812

Decemberist Coup

1825

Russo-Persian War

1826 - 1828

Russo-Turkish War

1828 - 1829

Communist Manifesto Published

1848

Russo-Crimean War

1853 - 1856

Abolition of Serdom

1861

Marxist Social Democratic Party founded

1897

Russian Revolution

1917

Indivduals

Ivan III

1462 - 1505

Ivan IV

1547 - 1584

First Tzar of Russia

Romanov Dynasty

1613 - 1917

Nicholas I

1825 - 1855

Alexander II

1855 - 1881

Nicholas II

1894 - 1917