scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 472
One of the leaders of the Bolshevik party since its formation in 1903 Led the Soviets to power in October 1917 Elected to the head of the Soviet government until 1922 when he retired due to ill health Lenin born in 1870 was committed to revolutionary struggle from an early age - his elder brother was hanged for the attempted assassination of Czar Alexander III In 1891 Lenin passed his Law exam with high honors whereupon he took to representing the poorest peasantry in Samara After moving to St Petersburg in 1893 Lenins experience with the oppression of the peasantry in Russia coupled with the revolutionary teachings of G V Plekhanov guided Lenin to meet with revolutionary groups In April 1895 his comrades helped send Lenin abroad to get up to speed with the revolutionary movement in Europe and in particular to meet the Emancipation of Labour Group of which Plekhanov head After five months abroad traveling from Switzerland to France to Germany working at libraries and newspapers to make his way Lenin returned to Russia carrying a brief case with a false bottom full of Marxist literature On returning to Russia Lenin and Martov created the League for the Struggle for the Emancipation of the Working Class uniting the Marxist circles in Petrograd at the time The group supported strikes and union activity distributed Marxist literature and taught in workers education groups In St Petersburg Lenin begins a relationship with Nadezhda Krupskaya In the night of December 8 1895 Lenin and the members of the party are arrested Lenin sentenced to 15 months in prison By 1897 when the prison sentence expired the autocracy appended an additional three year sentence due to Lenins continual writing and organising while in prison Lenin is exiled to the village of Shushenskoye in Siberia where he becomes a leading member of the peasant community Krupskaya is soon also sent into exile for revolutionary activities and together
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA