Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, better known by his alias Lenin, was a Russian revolutionary, politician, and political theorist. He served as head of government of Soviet Russia from 1917 to 1924 and of the Soviet Union from 1922 to 1924
The reign of nicholas ii
November 1, 1894 - March 15, 1917
Nicholas II or Nikolai II Alexandrovich Romanov, known in the Russian Orthodox Church as Saint Nicholas the Passion-Bearer, was the last Emperor of Russia, ruling from 1 November 1894 until his forced abdication on 15 March 1917.
January 9, 1905
Bloody Sunday, was a massacre on 30 January 1972 in the Bogside area of Derry, Northern Ireland, when British soldiers shot 28 unarmed civilians during a protest march against internment.
Russian Revolution of 1905
march 8, 1917
Russian Revolution of 1905, uprising that was instrumental in convincing Tsar Nicholas II to attempt the transformation of the Russian government from an autocracy into a constitutional monarchy. For several years before 1905 and especially after the humiliating Russo-Japanese War, diverse social groups demonstrated their discontent with the Russian social and political system
The february revolution
march 8, 1917 - march 16,1917
In Russia, the February Revolution begins on this day in 1917, when riots and strikes over the scarcity of food erupt in Petrograd (now St.Petersburg). By 1917, most Russians had lost faith in the leadership ability of the czarist regime
Lenin and the Great October Revolution
november 6, 1917 - november 7, 1917
On November 6 and 7, 1917, leftist revolutionaries led by Bolshevik Party leader Vladimir Lenin launched a nearly bloodless coup d'état against the Duma's provisional government
World War 1 in russia
march 3, 1918
The Soviet government signed the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk on March 3, 1918, ending four years of aggression between Russia and Germany. Defeat: The loses Russia suffered in the world war were catastrophic. ... Kulaks: The Russians that prospered the most during the war were peasant land-owners: Kulaks.