The Russian imperial Romanov family (Tsar NIcolas ll, his wife Tsarina Alexandra and his five children Olga, Tatiana, Maria, Anastasia and Alexei).
The year 1913 marked the 300th anniversary of the Romanov dynasty. Everywhere, Russians honored the Tsar and his family.
We want peace, land and bread. We want a constitution and social change.
Unlike Western Europe, Russia was slow to industrialize despite its huge potential. Landowning nobles, priests, and an autocratic tsar controlled the government and economy.
Nicholas had failed to solve Russia’s basic political, economic, and social problems. Nicholas II, a weak and ineffective leader, blocked attempts to limit his authority.
Marchers: mostly women, surged through the streets, shouting, “Bread! Bread!”
Disasters on the battlefield, combined with food and fuel shortages on the home front ,brought the monarchy collapse
Tsar Nicolas ll steps down by march 1917.
Lenin: Called for an elite group to lead the revolution and set up a "dictatorship of the proletariat.
Trough the elite revolutionary party represented a small percentage of socialist, Lenin gave then the name Bolsheviks.
Crowds of Russians soldiers gathered and marched through their freedom towards war.
We are tired of war, and exhausted. We don't want this anymore.
Everything was chaos. Death bodies were increasing. It became a problem to rebuild a state and economy. Shortly, Lenin united with the Soviet Union. Democratic and Socialist was created slowing rebuilding equal rights.