He wasn't very good at his job. He visited his soldiers on the front but was ineffective. He was abdicated.
The 1905 Revolution
he Russian Revolution of 1905 was a wave of mass political and social unrest that spread through vast areas of the Russian Empire, some of which was directed at the government. It included worker strikes, peasant unrest, and military mutinies.
January 9, 1905 - January 22, 1905
Bloody Sunday was a a turning point for the Russians because it was what inspired the start of the 1905 Russian Revolution. The cruel treatment of the soldiers and unfeeling tsarist regime was enough for the peaceful protestors to turn violent and overthrow Tsar Nicholas II.
The February Revolution
March 8, 1917 - March 16, 1917
he February Revolution, known in Soviet historiography as the February Bourgeois Democratic Revolution and sometimes as the March Revolution, was the first of two revolutions which took place in Russia in 1917.
Lenin and the Great October Revolution
November 6 1917
Leftist revolutionaries led by Bolshevik Party leader Vladimir Lenin launched a nearly bloodless coup d'état against the Duma's provisional government. Wanted to take control of Russia
WWI in Russia
March 3, 1918
Russia entered the first world war with the largest army in the world, standing at 1,400,000 soldiers; when fully mobilized the Russian army expanded to over 5,000,000 soldiers
The Soviet Under Lenin
Communist party controls everything. 1924 Lenin dies and a power struggle started. Joseph Stalin took control.