Russian Revolution Timeline

  • Assassination of Rasputin

    Rasputin was asassinated on December 29th of 1916, at Saint Petersburg. (I was going to put a picture of Rasputin but he looks creepy)
  • March Revolution

    March Revolution
    While referred to as the "March Revolution", it actually took place in what is today's February. The March Revolution formed a new form of government as an outcome.
  • Petrograd Soviets formed

    Petrograd was also known as Saint Petersburg
  • Czar Nicholas II of Russia Abdicates

    Nicholas II renounces his throne.
  • Lenin Shipped By Germany to Russia

    Lenin Shipped By Germany to Russia
    Lenin is shipped back to Russia, because the Germans know that he will start Communism which will hurt Russia during the war.
  • Boshlevik Revolution

    Boshlevik Revolution
    On a new calendar, the actual date of the Boshlevik Revolution is November 7th, 1917. The Boshlevik Revolution was the revolt against the Russian government, due to unfit living conditions. A slogan of this event was "Land, Peace, and Bread."
  • Russian Civil War

    Russian Civil War
    The Russian Civil War began on October 25th of 1917, and ended in 1922. The Allied forces and German army fought against the Red Army.
  • Lenin Signs the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk

    Lenin signs the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk
  • Execution of the Royal Family

    Nicholas II and his family are transported to Yekaterinburg, where tehy are killed on this date in the Ipatiev house.
  • Communists Control Russia

    Communists Control Russia
    The Soviet Union was formed in 1922. It was dissolved in 1991.