Russian History

  • Aug 25, 1530

    Ivan The Terrible

    Real name Ivan IV Vasilyevich. He was the Grand Prince of Moscow from 1533 until his death(March 28, 1584). His long reign saw the conquest of the Khanates of Kazan, Astrakhan, and Siberia. He converted Russian into a multiethnic and multiconfessional state. He was the first ruler to be crowned as Tsar of all Russia. His coronation was on 16 January 1547. He was engaged to Queen Elizabeth. He participated in the Livonian War.
  • Romanov dynasty begins

    The Romanov dynasty, was the second and the last imperial dynasty to ruled Russia. The dynasty lasted 304 years, from 1613 until 1917. The romanovs are origin among 2 dozen different Russian Noble families. The romanov ruled over Tsardom of Russia, Russian empire, kingdom of poland, Grand Duchy of Finland, Grand Duchy of Oldenburg, Duchy of Holstein,and Malta.
  • Peter the Great

    Also called Pyotr Alexeyevich Romanov. He ruled the Tsardom of Russia and later the Russian Empire since 7 May of 1682 until his death (8 February 1725). He was ruling with his half-brother before 1696. He expanded the Tsardom into a huge empire that became a European Power, in many successful wars.
  • Catherine the Great

    Also called Catherine II. She was the most was the most Famous and the longest female leader of Russia, she reign from 9 July of 1762 until her death (17 november of 1796). After the assassination of her husband Peter ll, at the end of the seven years war, She took the power of Rusia. Catherine continued with the projects that Peter the great had began.
  • Vladimir Lenin

    He was a Russian communist revolutionary, politician and political theorist. He was a leader of the Russian SFSR since 1917, and then and then jointly as Premier of the Soviet Union since 1922, until 1924. Leninism, was the name of his revolutionary ideas. Lenin was the one that proposed the new economic Policy in 1921. Lenins had two assassination attempts, he survived to both. He participated in the revolution of 1917.
  • Joseph Stalin

    Joseph stalin was a dictator. Stalin was the premier on the soviet union from may 6 of 1941, until he passed away March 5 of 1953. Stalin increased his power after Lenin was dead around 1924. With this power he ended all the oppositions, so he exile Trotsky to mexico and send people to kill him. Trotsky was one of the main critic of stalin. Stalin created a totalitarism government. Stalin created labor camps and kill the people that refuse to follow his orders.
  • Leon Trotsky

    Leon was a Russian Marxist revolutionary and theorist, Soviet politician, and the founder and first leader of the Red Army. Leon was an opponent of lenin. In 1920 his power was removed, expelled and deported from the Soviet Union, he was exile to Mexico and assassinated in Mexico. All of this was commanded by Stalin. Leon opposed Stalin's non-aggression pact with Adolf Hitler, in 1930
  • Russian Revolution

    In 1918 The Bolsheviks, abandoned the democratic process. Because they realized that they were not able to maintain power in an election-based system, and not sharing the power with other people. So they declared themselves " the representatives of a dictatorship of the proletariat". because of this the Russian Civil War , began that year and lasted until 1920. Besides that the Civil war Nicholas II abdicated and it was the end of the Russian empire too.
  • Russian Revolution

    The Russian Revolution was center in two primary events the February Revolution and the October Revolution. In this period was destroyed the Tsarist autocracy and it led to the creation of the Soviet Union. In the February Revolution, Tsar Nicholas II was removed from the power. The he was replaced by a provitional government. In the October Revolution the provitional government was overtuned and the Soviet Union was stablished. The Bolsheviks were the ones who led this coup.
  • Soviet Union

    The USSR was a constitutionally socialist state it began in 1922 and conclude in 1991. It was ruled as a singleparty state by the Communist Party its capital was Moscow. It was an union of 15 subnational Soviet republics, Its government and economy were well centralised. In 1917 the russian revolution and the destruction of the Tsarist autocracy led to the creation of the USSR. As Nicholas II, deposed this was the end of three hundred years of Romanov dynasty rule.
  • USSR dissolved

    On 25 December 1991. Gorbachev admitted to the inevitable and resigned as the President of the USSR, he declare that the office extinct. The USSR was dissolved into 15 post-Soviet states. He turned the power that had been confer to him to, Yeltsin, the President of Russia. Russia voluntarily accepted all Soviet foreign debts and demand overseas Soviet properties as its own, since that moment the Russian Federation has assumed the Soviet Union's rights and obligations.