Lenin Revised

  • Birth of Vladimir IIlyich Ulyanov in Simbirsk

  • Lenin exiled to Siberia for three years

    This was the consequence of multiple arrestsdue to revolutionary protests
  • Social Democratic Party, Russian Marxist party meets

  • First issue of Iskra published

    The Iskra was a Russian political newspaper which advocated Socialism.
  • Period: to

    Second congress of Social Democrats

    The division between Bolshevik and Menshevik emerges.
  • Revolution begins in St. Petersburg

  • Period: to

    Split with Mensheviks becomes official

    Bolsheviks form their own political party.
  • Period: to

    Outbreak of World War I

    Lenin leaves Poland for Switzerland
  • Nicholas II of the Tsar regime abdicates

    The provisonal government is formed
  • Lenin arrives in St. Petersburg and issues April Theses

    The April These advocated the overthrow of the Provisonal government.
  • Bolsheviks seize power

  • Treaty of Breast is signed

    The treaty ending Russia's involvement in World War I
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    Lenin dictates his testament

    His "testament" was a warning against Stalin.
  • Lenin dies