Russian Revolution

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Russian Revolution

1917 - 1924

February Revolution begins

February 23, 1917 - February 27, 1917

The revolution begins with strikes, demonstrations, and mutinies in Petrograd

Provisional Government formes

March 2, 1917 - March 3, 1917

Lenin returnes

April 3, 1917 - April 4, 1917

Lenin returns from exile and arrives in Petrograd

Spontaneous protest against Provisional Government

July 3, 1917 - July 4, 1917

Alexander Kerensky becomes Prime Minister of Provisional Government

July 11, 1917 - July 12, 1917

Bolsheviks take over Petrograd

October 25, 1917 - October 26, 1917

Last holdout of Provisional Government

October 26, 1917 - October 27, 1917

Lenin takes control of russia

The Treaty of Brest-Litovsk is signed

March 3, 1918 - March 4, 1918

Russia is taken out of WW1

Bolshevik party is now Communist Party

March 8, 1918 - March 9, 1918

Russian cilvil war begins

June 1918 - July 1918

Czar Nicholas and family are executed

July 17,1918 - July 18, 1918

Civil war ends!

October 31, 1920 - November 1920

Stalin is now general secretary

April 3, 1922 - April 4, 1922

Lenin retires

December 15, 1922 - December 16, 1922

The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics is established

December 30, 1922 - December 31, 1922

Lenin dies

January 21, 1924 - January 22, 1924

Stalin will take his place