The russian revolution of 1917 was one of the most significant events in the 20 th century it completely changed the government and outlook on life in the very large country of russia it completely changed the government and outlook on life in the very large country of russia. A full century since seizing the reigns of the russian state from the grip of a weak cabinet and an ousted royal dynasty, vladimir lenin can still draw a crowd in russia's capital, moscow. Lenin's return to russia during the february revolution, vladimir lenin had been living in exile in switzerland though historians disagree about specifics, they concur that the government of germany deliberately facilitated lenin's return to his homeland in the spring of 1917. The russian revolution took place across two armed revolts in the space of just months it led to lenin seizing power and setting russia on a course that would change world history forever. October revolution, 1917 the major long term cause of the october revolution 1917 was the workers and peasants dissatisfaction with the inequality and unfairness of russia's backward autocracy and the development of capitalism.
Hen the bolshevik party came to power in the october 1917 revolution it immediately began creating the world's first modern propaganda state this is not at all surprising before 1917 many. Appeal of the bolsheviks - lenin's message of peace, bread, land' was just what the people - who were sick of war, hunger and hardship - wanted also, the bolsheviks were popular because they had defeated kornilov. From february to october, arguably the most open period in russian history, lenin won over his party, joined forces with trotsky and prepared for a new revolution.
The early days: october 1917 to june 1918 at the time of the victory of the russian revolution in october 1917, lenin's views on socialism and how to build it were limited he held that socialism was characterized by several principal features. Summary in 1917 russia was convulsed by two major seizures of power the tsars of russia were replaced first in february by a pair of co-existing revolutionary governments, one mainly liberal, one socialist, but after a period of confusion a fringe socialist group lead by lenin seized power in october and produced the world's first socialist state. Rashkin said that first it would be best to mint a 25-ruble coin with lenin's portrait, and after that a coin with the image of the battle cruiser 'aurora' (another symbol of the october revolution revered by the communists. (36) lenin, the state and revolution (1917) page 139 (37) robert v daniels , red october: the bolshevik revolution of 1917 (1967) page 74 (38) lenin , letter to the members of the central committee ( 24th october, 1917.
Lenin and the debates that shaped the russian revolution have been misunderstood by friends and foes alike the russian revolution of 1917 has long been an object lesson suitable for drawing edifying morals everyone looks at it in order to discover the great mistake — moral, political. Lenin's october 1917 revolution: limited accomplishments, yet a turning point in 20th century history abstract in 1917, lenin led factory workers in st petersburg, russia, in taking over the government, expecting to spark the rapidly spreading revolution to abolish capitalism predicted by marx and engels. Vladimir lenin interesting modern russian bio from the russian international tv news channel rt russia, of the founder and the guiding spirit of the soviet republics - a communist philosopher, ardent disciple of karl marx, leader of the bolshevik party and the mastermind of the 1917 october revolution.
Vladimir ilyich lenin, leader of the october 1917 uprising, is one of the most misunderstood leaders of the twentieth century in his own time, there were many, even among his enemies, who acknowledged the full magnitude of his intellectual and political achievements. Behind lenin are the bolsheviks, the military and the ideologists of the comanistic system the people listen attentively to ideological slogans and vigorously support them this is lenin's speech to the people and ideologists of the communist regime after the victory of the 1917 revolution. Lenin was the leader of the radical socialist bolshevik party (later renamed the communist party), which seized power in the october phase of the russian revolution of 1917.
In october 1917, the bolsheviks, led by lenin and trotsky, headed the petrograd soviet and other soviets all over russia in a revolution against kerensky's government, which was known as the october revolution. « back to front page lenin, trotsky and the marxism of the october revolution by david north 19 march 2018 this is the text of a lecture delivered by david north, chairperson of the. Lenin during the russian revolution, 1917 while looking at the background information on the russian revolution and the change to a communist state in russia, we have already touched on many of the curriculum's remaining questions, but we will now examine them in more detail.