Russian revolution

Russian Revolution Timeline

  • Decembrist Revolution

    Decembrist Revolution
    -Took place in December -Was done by the Russian Imperial Army -Led by Officers in a Revolt against the ruler of Russia -Was succesful in changing the goverment
  • Emancipation of the Serfs

    Emancipation of the Serfs
    Took place in 1861 Was one of Alexander II many reforms Abolished serfdom in all of Russia Made Serfs happy, and made Alexander II more popular
  • Bloody Sunday

    Bloody Sunday
    Rock on Bloody Sunday took placce on January 22, 1945 Peace demonstrators in St. Petersburg were shot and killed This made the Tsarist regime very unpopular in Russia This was the beginning of the en of the Czars, and the events on Bloody sunday would spur the revolution of 1905
  • Revolution of 1905

    Revolution of 1905
    The Russian Revolution of 1905 was caused by civil unrest in the populace. Led to the formation of a constitutional monarchy Riots, Strikes, and violent protest took place
  • Rasputin murdered

    Rasputin murdered
    Rasputin was shot, stabbed, hit with pipes, and still survived He escaped, jumped out of a window, but fell into a river When his body was washed up, it was discovered that he drowned, and did not die from the other injuries
  • March Revolution

    March Revolution
    -Took place in March -Factory workers rioted over food and bread -400,000 workers rioted -The goal of the revolution was to displace the czar
  • Tsar Nicholas II Abdicates

    Tsar Nicholas II Abdicates
    Tsar Nicholas II became czar in March 15 1917 He was the supereme ruler of russia The people rioted later and eventually overthrew him
  • Bolshevik Revolution

    Bolshevik Revolution
    Is also called the Otober Revolution Took place to try and reform the current government of Russia Was violent, and there was rioting and protesting, and and armed insurrection in Petrograd
  • Murder of the Romanovs

    Murder of the Romanovs
    The Romanov family was murdered at Ekateringburg on July 17th, 1918. After his abdication in 1917, Nicholas and his family were put under house arrest The family was eventually killed by anti government revolutionaries
  • Treaty of Versailles

    Treaty of Versailles
    This Treaty was signed at the end of World War I Limited the strength of the axis powers, and imposed strict sanctions Was eventually the cause of World War II
  • Lenin Dies / USSR formed

    Lenin Dies / USSR formed
    Lenin was the leader of the Communist Revolution When he died, Stalin took power Stalin wanted to preserce Lenin's body as a national monument
  • Russia enters WWII

    Russia enters WWII
    Russia entered World War II in 1939 on the side of the Axis When Hitler double crossed Stalin, Russia joined the Allies After the war, there was tension between america and russia
  • Stalin takes power

    Stalin takes power
    Stalin took power in 1941 after Lenin died Transformed russia in a global superpower Strengthened the economy and manufacturing in preperation for World War II