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  • Nadezhda Krúpskaya

    Nadezhda Krúpskaya
    Date: 1869-1939
    Occupation: a member of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union and one of the main contributors to the creation of the Soviet education system
    - Krupskaya, Nadezhda (1978). Communist Education: Lenin and Youth. Madrid: Our Culture.
    - Krupskaya, Nadezhda. The working woman.
    - Krupskaya, Nadezhda. My life with Lenin. Mandragora
    - Krupskaya, Nadezhda. Memories of Lenin. Group of Translators of the Frederick Engels Foundation.
  • V. I. Lenin

    V. I. Lenin
    Dates: 1870-1924
    Occupation: USSR leader
  • Elena Stasova

    Elena Stasova
    Date: 1873-1966
    Occupation: Politics; Technical Secretary of the Central Committee
    – Hero of Socialist Labour
    - Four Orders of Lenin
  • Iósif Stalin

    Iósif Stalin
    Dates: 1878 -1953 Occupation: Generalissimus of the Soviet Union Titles / Achievements:
    - Hero of the Soviet Union
    - Order of the Red Banner (4)
    - Order of Lenin (3)
    - Order of Victory (2)
    - Order of Sukhbaatar (2)
    - Order of Suvorov First Class
    - Order of the Red Star First Class
    - Order of the White Lion
  • Josip Broz Tito

    Josip Broz Tito
    Date: 1892-1980
    Occupation: Communist leader of Yugoslavia
    - Knight of the First Class of the Order of the Somali Star
    - Commemorative Medal of the 2500th Anniversary of the Empire of Iran
  • Nikita Jrushchov

    Nikita Jrushchov
    Dates: 1894-1971
    Occupation: Politician, military and statesman
  • Dolores Ibarruri

    Dolores Ibarruri
    Dates: 1895-1989 Occupation: General Secretary of the Spanish Communist Party Titles / Achievements: She was elected General Secretary of the Spanish Communist Party
  • Fidel Castro

    Fidel Castro
    Date: 1926-2016 Occupation: Cuban lawyer, politician and revolutionary Marxist Titles/Achievements:
    - Title of Hero of the Soviet Union
    - Order of the Golden Star of Vietnam
  • Che Guevara

    Che Guevara
    Date: 14. 06. 1928 – 1967
    Occupation: Revolutionary, guerrilla, politician and communist doctor
    – Order of the White Lion in First Class
    - Grand Cross of the National Order of the Southern Cross
  • Art

    Konstantín Fiódorovich Yuón, won a Stalin Prize
  • Economics/Politics

    The Communist Party of Czechoslovakia won the elections
  • Period: to

    Cold War

    Cold War, the open yet restricted rivalry that developed after World War II between the United States and the Soviet Union and their respective allies.
  • Sport

    World Chess Championship
  • Economics/Politics

    Establishment of the People's Republic of China
  • Science

    Soviet Union successfully tested a nuclear bomb
  • Soviet Union successfully tested a nuclear bomb

     Soviet Union successfully tested a nuclear bomb
    The Soviet Union conducted its first nuclear test, code-named 'RDS-1', at the Semipalatinsk test site in modern-day Kazakhstan. The device had a yield of 22 kilotons.
  • Korea War

    Korea War
    It was a war conflict that occurred on the Korean Peninsula between 1950 and 1953. Where they faced the Republic of Korea (or South Korea), supported by the armed forces of several countries commanded by the United States; and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (or North Korea), supported by the People’s Republic of China and the Soviet Union. The war was one of the early episodes of the Cold War.
  • Anatoli Kárpov

    Anatoli Kárpov
    Dates: 1951- Occupation: Chess player
  • Sport

    The USSR first participated at the Olympic Games
  • Economics/Politics

    Stalin’s death
  • Art

    Pavel Korin, won the USSR state prize (Stalin Prize)
  • Economics/Politics

    Warsaw Pact: The Warsaw Pact, also known as the Treaty of Friendship, Collaboration and Mutual Assistance, was an alliance signed by eight socialist countries during 1955, in the framework of the Cold War.
  • Science

    The first artificial satellite in history is launched, Sputnik
  • Sputnik Launching

    Sputnik Launching
    Sputnik, the world’s first artificial satellite. The spacecraft, named Sputnik after the Russian word for “satellite,” was launched at 10:29 p.m. Moscow time from the Tyuratam launch base in the Kazakh Republic.
  • Economics/Politics

    Sino-Soviet split
  • Sport

    The Soviet Union (USSR) competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy
  • Construction of Berlin Wall (Ge)

    Construction of Berlin Wall (Ge)
    The Berlin Wall was built in order to prevent more people from leaving East Germany behind to enter capitalism. The night began in August 1961, when a temporary wall was erected.
  • Missile Crisis (Cu)

    Missile Crisis (Cu)
    Russian Missile Launching facilities in Cuba after Bay of Pigs Invasion.
  • Art

    Mariam Aslamazian, recognized as Artist of the Armenian People
  • Science

    Luna 9 is launched
  • Mao Revolution (Chi)

    Mao Revolution (Chi)
    The Cultural Revolution, was a violent socio political purge movement in China from 1966 until 1976. Launched by Mao Zedong, Chairman of the Communist Party of China (CPC), its stated goal was to preserve Chinese communism by purging remnants of capitalist and traditional elements from Chinese society.
  • Economics/Politics

    Che Guevara is executed after being captured the day before
  • Science

    Venera 7 is launched
  • Economics/Politics

    Nikita Khrushchev dies
  • Economics/Politics

    Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT I) agreement: Breznev and Nixon signed the SALT Agreements in Moscow in May 1972. This treaty limited the construction of strategic armaments and set a number for intercontinental missiles and submarine-mounted missile launchers owned by the USSR and the US.
  • Art

    Andrei Sakharov is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize
  • Sport

    The USSR became the host nation for the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow.
  • Olympic Games (1980) or (1984)

    Olympic Games (1980) or (1984)
    The 1980 Moscow Olympic Games, officially known as the XXII Olympiad Games, were held on this occasion in Moscow, between 19 July and 3 August. The candidacy was launched at the last minute and Moscow won the election by 39 votes to 20 that Los Angeles received at the International Olympic Committee Session in Vienna.
  • Art

    Kamal Elekberov, was Artist of Honor of the Azerbaijan SSR
  • Sport

    1984 Summer Olympics boycott
  • Perestroika and Glasnot (URSS):

    Perestroika and Glasnot (URSS):
    Perestroika, concerned with the economic restructuring of the Soviet Union, on the contrary glásnost concentrated on liberalizing the political system
  • Science

    Chernobyl disaster
  • Economics/Politics

    Fall of the Berlin Wall
  • Economics/Politics

    Romanian Communist Party is dissolved