Russian History

  • Period: Jan 1, 1533 to

    Ivan The Terrible

    Ivan The TerribleIn 1547, at the age of 16 he was finally crowned Czar of all Russia, the first ruler to officially assume the title. He considered himself far superior to all others.
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    The Beginning of The Romanov Dynasty

    The Romanov dynasty started in 1613 when the first czar, Michael Romanov, ascended the Russian throne, at the age of 16, Czar Michael began a dynasty that rule for more than three centuries.
  • Mikhail Fedorovich

    Mikhail Fedorovich
    He was elected Tsar by the Russian nobility, He was the first Romanov to be placed on the Throne of Russia.
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    Many Rulers

    between these dates there were different rulers : Alexei Mikhailovich,Feodor Alexeevich, and Ivan Alexeevich (Ivan V); he and Peter I were co-czars until Ivan died in 1689.
  • Peter The Great

    Peter The Great
    In 1682 Peter was proclaimed Tsar at the age of 10. But because of the problems between different political forces in the country, the young Tsar was forced to rule with his brother Ivan,In 1689, When Ivan died in 1696, Peter remained monarch and engineered a series of reforms that put Russia among the major European powers .
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    Peter The Great

    He centralised government, modernised the army, created a navy and increased the subjugation and subjection of the peasants. Because of Peter russia became a better european nation.
  • Catherine The Great

    Catherine The Great
    She was called "the Great" because of the vast amount of land that she acquired for her country. her Originally name was Sophie Fredericke Auguste von Anhalt-Zerbst, during her rule from 1762 to 1796 she made a great progress in political power ,people say it is hard to find similar examples in world history.
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    Catherine the great

  • Lenin

    Lenin is clrearly a significant person in the world of Russian politics. he was Exiled by the Russian government for his reformation and radical views,he had the influence of Marx; a journalist that wrote the communist manifesto. Lenin created his own political party called the Bolsheviks in 1903. He was the leader of the russian revolution of the October Revolution of 1917.
  • Russian Revolution

    Russian Revolution
    Russian Revolution
    Tsar Nicholas II was overthrown and Lenin and the Bolsheviks took power. All those events took place in 1917, which impiclate two separate revolutions in February and October and which eventually plunged the country into Civil War before leading to the founding of the Communist State. The Russian Revolution destroyed the Tsarist autocracy and led to the creation of the Soviet Union.
  • Death of The Romanov Family

    Death of The Romanov Family
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    The Romanov family was murdered at Ekateringburg , after his abdication, Nicholas and his family had been put under house arrest and kept just outside of St. Petersburg.Lenin was scared of nicholas because he was still legitime in russia, and while he was alive people would gather to his cause. Bolsheviks took the desicion of killing the family and he did but there are rumors that say that anastasia survived.
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    The Start of The Soviet Union (USSR)

    Suis a former country which included the modern-day Russian Federation and a number of states, including : the Baltic states (Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania), Ukraine, Kazakhstan, and others. it began with the russian revolution in 1917 leadered by lenin, but when he died stalin took the power bringing during the next seven decades of lost crops , famine, political and social repression, religious persecution, and mass murder .
  • Trotsky

    Trotsky, along with Vladimir Lenin, gave the move for revolution both drive and organisation. Trotsky's leadership during the Russian Civil War probably saved the Bolshevik Revolution of November 1917. But when lenin died stalin had a number of people by his side, trotsky in that time was ill, so he couldnt defend against that man, Stalin had alredy power so what he did was to expel trotsky from Russia.
  • Stalin

    sHe had trouvle with trotsky because of power but what stalin decided to do was exciled trotsky to mexico and then his agents killed him. Stalin Wanted the economy to grow so what he did was sent all the goods of the country to export, but what was happening inside the country was that anyone had anything to eat, the peasents were producing and giving all to the government , so the dessients appeared and what happened to them is that the were arrestested, or executed, or sent to labour camps.
  • The Enf of The Soviet Union

    The Enf of The Soviet Union
    End of the soviet Union
    For fifty years the world lived under the the Cold War, fearing a fatal confrontation between the American and Soviet Union.but the collpase of the soviet union ended with the cold war, because it was a war of power between united states so if the soviet union wasnt there anymore fighting for power the cold war didtn had any purpose.