Russian Revolution

  • Who's idea was it to kill Czar Alexander III

    Who's idea was it to kill Czar Alexander III
    Alexander Ulyanov was hang for plotting to kill Czar Alexander III.
  • The Death Czar Alexander III

    The Death Czar Alexander III
    Czar Alexander III died suddenly of a illness, making his son Nicholas II the new ruler of Russia.
  • Nicholas II Gets Married

    Nicholas II Gets Married
    Nicholas II gets married to Alexandra Fedorovna
  • Lenin is Exiled

    Lenin is Exiled
    Lenin the brother of Alexander Ulyanov was arrested and kept in confinement for 1 year and 1 month before be exiled to Siberia for three years.
  • The New Czars of Russia

    The New Czars of Russia
    Nicholas II was crowned the Czar of Russia two years after his father died.
  • RSDLP (July 30-August 43 NS)

    RSDLP (July 30-August 43 NS)
    The Russian Social Democratic Labour Party (RSDLP) held meeting in which the Party become two fraction: The Mensheviks (minority) and The Bolsheviks (majority).
  • Bloody Sunday (Jan 22 NS)

    Bloody Sunday (Jan 22 NS)
    This was the beginning for the Russian Revolution in St. Petersburg. Unarmed demonstrators led by Father George Gapon was fired upon by soldiers from the the Imperial Guard while they were marching towards the Winter Palace to present a petition to Czar Nicholas II of Russia.
  • The October Manifesto (Oct 30 NS)

    The October Manifesto (Oct 30 NS)
    The October Manifesto was a piece of legal document issued by Czar Nicholas II, that brought an end to the 1905 Russian Revolution by promising "civil liberties" and an elected parliament.
  • The Fundamental Laws of 1906 (May 6 NS)

    The Fundamental Laws of 1906 (May 6 NS)
    A constitution was created, reflecting the promises made by Czar Nicholas II made in the October Manifesto.
  • WWI (July 28 NS)

    WWI (July 28 NS)
    World war one started and Russia went to war to defend their alliance.
  • Who controls the Russian Army (Sept. 18 NS)

    Who controls the Russian Army (Sept. 18 NS)
    Czar Nicholas II assumes supreme command of the Russian Army
  • Death to You (December 30)

    Death to You (December 30)
    Rasputin is murdered. Rasputin was a peasant who claimed powers of healing and prediction he also had the ear of Russian Tsarina Aleksandra.
  • The February Revolution (March 8-12 NS)

    The February Revolution (March 8-12 NS)
    The February Revolution began with riots, strikes, Demonstrations, and mutinies in Petrograd due to the scarcity of food.
  • I Quit (March 15 NS)

    I Quit (March 15 NS)
    Czar Nicholas II stepped down from being a "Czar" so basically he stepped down from the throne and his brother Mikhail refused to accept the throne. Provisional Government was formed.
  • Lenin returns (April 16 NS)

    Lenin returns (April 16 NS)
    After almost twenty-two years (22 years) after being exiled Lenin finally returned and arrived in Petrograd on a sealed train.
  • July Days (July 16- 20 NS)

    July Days (July 16- 20 NS)
    July bought in protests against the Provisional Government, after the Bolsheviks unsuccessfully tried to direct the protesters into a coup. this also forced Lenin into hiding.
  • Prime Minister of the Provisional Government (July 24 NS)

    Prime Minister of the Provisional Government (July 24 NS)
    Alexander Kerensky became the first Prime Ministers of the Provisional Government.
  • The Kornilov Affair (September 4-9 NS)

    The Kornilov Affair (September 4-9 NS)
    The Kornilov Affair was a failed coup by General Lavr Kornilov the commander of the Russian Army
  • The October Revolution (November 7 NS)

    The October Revolution (November 7 NS)
    During the October Revolution the Bolsheviks took over Petrograd this is also called the November Revolution if you follow the Gregorian calendar.
  • The Winter Palace (November 8 NS)

    The Winter Palace (November 8 NS)
    The Bolsheviks; the Council of People Commissars (Sovnarkom) led by Lenin took over the last holdout of the Provisional Government which gave Lenin control of Russia.
  • The New Government

    The New Government
    The Bolshevik convert Russia dates from the Julian Calendar to the Gregorian Calendar turning Feb. 1 to Feb. 14.
  • The Treaty of Brest-Litovsk

    The Treaty of Brest-Litovsk
    Germany and Russia signed this treaty and a allow Russia to leave the the First World War.
  • Change of Name

    Change of Name
    The Bolshevik Party changed its name to the Communist Party.
  • Change of Capital

    The capital of Russia is changed from St. Petersburg to Moscow
  • War Again

    War Again
    Russians started a civil war
  • Execution

    Execution
    Czar Nicholas and his family were executed. The poor kids.
  • Assassination

    Assassination
    An Assassination attempt on Lenin leave in seriously wounded.
  • War ends

    The Russian Civil War finally comes to an end.
  • Here Comes Stalin

    Here Comes Stalin
    On April 3 Stalin became General Secretary
  • Stroke

    Lenin has his first stroke
  • Stroke Strikes again

    Stroke Strikes again
    Lenin suffers and second stroke and this pushed him to retire from polities .
  • The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

    The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
    The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (also known as the USSR or the Soviet Union) consisted of Russia and 14 surrounding countries. The USSR's territory stretched from the Baltic states in Eastern Europe to the Pacific Ocean, including the majority of northern and portions of central Asia.
  • The New Leadery

    The New Leadery
    Lenin dies and Stalin is working his way up the ladder to be the new successor of Russia
  • The Third Time A Charm

    The Third Time A Charm
    Lenin dead from his three stroke at the age of 53.