Russian Revolution Timeline

  • Decembrist Revolt

    Decembrist Revolt
    -Protest against Nicholas I's assumption of the throne -Group of officers assembled in Senate Square, refused to show allegiance to the Tsar. -Tsar tried to issue a parley, however, the man who was sent over to do so was shot, and a grenadier squad attempted to take over the Winter Palace.
  • Emancipation of the Serfs

    Emancipation of the Serfs
    -Took effect under the reign of Alexander II. -Emancipated serfs on private estates and households, more than 23 million people recieved freedom. -Mir: Conservative, self-governing and self-sufficient units scattered across the land.
  • Revolution of 1905/Bloody Sunday

    Revolution of 1905/Bloody Sunday
  • Russia Enters WWI

    Russia Enters WWI
  • March Revolution

    March Revolution
  • Tsar Nicholas Abdicates

    Tsar Nicholas Abdicates
  • Bolshevik Revolution

    Bolshevik Revolution
  • Rasputin Murdered

    Rasputin Murdered
  • Murder of the Romanovs

    Murder of the Romanovs
  • Treaty of Versailles

    Treaty of Versailles
  • Stalin takes power/Death of Trotsky

    Stalin takes power/Death of Trotsky
  • Lenin Dies/USSR formed

    Lenin Dies/USSR formed