7-8 Nov 1917
Antonov-Ovseenko Vladimir Alexandrovich (1883-1938) Russian and Ukrainian revolutionary, Bolshevik, Soviet party and state leaders. Commander of the Southern Front (1917-1918). Commanded a Group of troops of the Eastern Front of the Red Army to suppress the Izhevsk-Votkinsk rebellion (1918), the Ukrainian Soviet Army (1918-1919). Extermination of the Grigoriev rebellion and Tambov uprising (1920-21). The diplomat (1924-1937). Arrested in 1937, shot in 1938.
In the October Revolution (November in the Gregorian calendar), the Bolshevik party, led by Vladimir Lenin, and the workers' Soviets, overthrew the Provisional Government in Petrograd and established the Russian SFSR, eventually shifting the capital to Moscow in 1918. The Bolsheviks appointed themselves as leaders of various government ministries and seized control of the countryside, establishing the Cheka to quash dissent. To end Russia’s participation in the First World War, the Bolshevik...
1918 Lev Kamenev. (18 July 1883 – 25 August 1936), Served briefly as the first head of state of Soviet Russia in 1917, and from 1923-24 the acting Premier in the last year of Vladimir Lenin's life. Under the leadership of Joseph Stalin, Kamenev fell out of favor and, following a show trial, was executed.
Vladimir Antonov-Ovseyenko. Menshevik who joined the Bolsheviks in 1917. Architect of the insurrection. Led the Red Guards against the Winter Palace. Became Commissar for Military Affairs. Commanded Bolsheviks in Ukraine Became Chief of Political Administration of the Red Army in 1922. Leading Left Oppositionist.Lost command in 1923. Capitulated to Stalin. Represented Stalinism in Barcelona during the Spanish Civil War. Nevertheless was killed in 1939.
Vladimir Lenin, 1921__________born Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov; 22 April [O.S. 10 April] 1870 – 21 January 1924) was a Russian communist revolutionary, politician and political theorist. He served as the leader of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic from 1917, and then concurrently as Premier of the Soviet Union from 1922, until his death.
Vladmir Lenin (22 April 1870 - 21 January 1924) was a Russian communist revolutionary, politician and political theorist. He served as the leader of the Russian SFSR from 1917, and then concurrently as Premier of the Soviet Union from 1922, until his death. Under his administration, the Russian Empire disintegrated and was replaced by the Soviet Union, a single-party consitutionally socialist state. Based in Marxism, his theoretical contributions to Marxist thought are known as Leninism
A pupil of The School of Arts Nr 206 in St. Petersburg played and suddenly broke the portrait of Lenin. The teachers were astonished to find another painting hidden under Lenin's portrait, that was a portrait of Nikolay II performed by Galkin. In 1924 a School's teacher decided to save the masterpiece and simply painted Lenin's portrait over the portrait of N II. Today Nikolay's portrait is restored and takes its place in the great hall of the School as previously.