Russian Revolution Timeline

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In History
  • Decembrist Revolt

    Decembrist Revolt
    Nobles and officers attempted to take control of Nicholas I government. These people wanted a constitutional monarchy but Nicholas I defeated their attack.
  • Emancipation of the Serfs

    Emancipation of the Serfs
    Alexander II, czar at the time, freed the serfs and the serfs gained political rights and they got to keep tools and their homes.
  • Revolution of 1905

    Revolution of 1905
    The people in Russia wanted a change in their government. Bloody Sunday started the Revolution of 1905. Nicholas II(czar at the time) created the October Manifesto to satisfy the Russian people. This gave the people liberties, rights, and now they had a voice in Russia because of the Duma.
  • Bloody Sunday

    Bloody Sunday
    Georgi Gapon made a peaceful march of workers to Nicholas II's palace where they would present a petition to him. The czar soldiers came out of nowhere and started firing live rounds at the workers and marchers, killing 100.
  • Russia enters WW1

    Russia enters WW1
    Russia entered WW1 when the Archduke Ferdinand of Serbia was shot. Nicholas II had no other choice but to declare war. Russia had over 5,000,000 solders in the war and they lost many of them because over time they became unstable during the war.
  • Murder of Rasputin

    Murder of Rasputin
    Rasputin was a person that was able to predict and heal people. Several people of the aristocracy tried to murder him because he was a peasant, and a low person like him should not have had communication with the Tsarina Aleksandra. So they attempted to kill him. Rasputin did have alcohol in his system along with three bullet wounds and water in his lungs. The people who tried to kill him had to throw his body in a river in a bag so he could drown since he could not be killed with bullets
  • March Revolution

    March Revolution
    There were a creation of revolutions to get rid of the Tsaris autocary which will then develop the Soviet Union. In this revolution the Tsar was removed and a provisional government was created. In the Gregorian calendar it was stated as March but in The United States calendar this event occured in February.
  • Tsar Nicholas II Abdicates

    Tsar Nicholas II Abdicates
    Following the Revolution of 1917 Tsar Nicholas II was abdicated. He was the last tsar to rule Russia and made the military and Russia's economics fail during his time of power. He was also given the name bloody Nicholas because of the many tragedies that occured during his reign.
  • Bolshevik Revolution

    Bolshevik Revolution
    Won control of Petrograd Soviet and overthrew the provisional government.
  • Murder of the Romanovs

    Murder of the Romanovs
    The Romanovs were murdered at Ekateringburg. The Whites were making their way to Ekateringburg so the Bolsheviks wanted to kill the Romanovs. Supposedly the whole family (some might have survived) was shot in a basement by Red Army Soldiers.
  • Treaty of Versailles

    Treaty of Versailles
    The Treaty of Versailles was after World War One and was the settlement of peace. It was signed between Germany and the Allies at the Versailles Palace.
  • Lenin dies/ USSR Formed

    Lenin dies/ USSR Formed
    Lenin died at the age of 54 and was the first leader of the Soviet Union and sculpted the Bolshevik Revolution. Just before his death, Lenin's government made industry nationalized and distributed land which then formed the USSR.
  • Stalin Takes Power/ Death of Trotsky

    Stalin Takes Power/ Death of Trotsky
    Stalin took power after Lenin died in 1924. Everyone figured Trotsky would take over power but during the late years of Lenin's life Stalin started to get along with Lenin. Trotsky was the Bolshevik leader and was murdered by a pickaxe to the skull by Franck Johnson.