Russian Empire

The 1905 Revolution Was Crushed. the February 1917 Revolution Succeede

There have been many revolutions throughout history, but few are as mighty as The Russian Revolutions of 1905 and February 1917. Whilst there are similarities between the two revolutions, the differences are also notable. The revolution of 1905 marked an opening chapter to upheaval in Russia during the early 1900’s. It was merely a faint […]

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How Far Was WW1 the Main Cause of the Fall of the Romanovs in February 1917

Tsar Nicholas II was the head of the Romanov family who had ruled Russia for five generations from 1613 to 1762. When Nicholas had inherited the throne he married Alexandra Fyodorovna of Hesse, who was from Germany. They had five children together, but their popularity was starting to fall by 1914. When there was the […]

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Educational and Social Reforms of Peter the Great

From January 1, 1700, Peter the Great introduced a new chronology, making the Russian calendar conform to European usage with regard to the year, which in Russia had hitherto been numbered “from the Creation of the World” and had begun on September 1 (he adhered however to the Julian Old Style as opposed to the […]

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