Russia 1851-1917 Key Dates

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1861
Emancipation of the Serfs
1 of 67
1881
Assassination of Alexander II
2 of 67
1894
Nicholas comes into power
3 of 67
1894-1906
Witte's Economic Reforms
4 of 67
1898
Social Democratic Party formed
5 of 67
1899
Socialist Revolutionary Party formed
6 of 67
1903 (political)
SD party split into the Bolshevks and Mensheviks
7 of 67
1904-05
Russo-Japanese War
8 of 67
5th September 1905
Russso Japanese Peace Treaty
9 of 67
1905 - due to the October Manifesto
Octobrists formed
10 of 67
30th October 1905
October Manifesto - Creation of the Duma
11 of 67
12th october 1905
Kadets formed
12 of 67
1905 (Union that was set up)
All Russian Union of Peasants set up
13 of 67
1955
Alexander II becomes Tsar
14 of 67
1956
Treaty of Paris, End of the Crimean War
15 of 67
1862-74
Military Reforms
16 of 67
1864
Zemstva established
17 of 67
1866
Assassiantion attempt on Alexander II
18 of 67
1876-79
Land and Liberty
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1877-78
Russo-Turkish War
20 of 67
1879
The People's Will established
21 of 67
1881-82
May Laws; pogroms
22 of 67
1883
Creation of Peasant Land Bank
23 of 67
1884 (reform)
Counter reform in education, Counter reform in the Church
24 of 67
1885
Nobles Land Bank; abolition of poll tax
25 of 67
1885-1900
Russification
26 of 67
1887-92
Vyshnegradsky Minister of Finance
27 of 67
1889
Land captains established
28 of 67
June-October 1916
Brusilov Offence
29 of 67
6th September 1915
Tsar assumes command of the armed forces
30 of 67
April-June 1906 (political)
First State Duma
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1906 (economic)
Stolypin begins programme of agrarian reform
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Febuary-June 1907
Second Duma
33 of 67
November 1907-June 1912
Third State Duma
34 of 67
November 1911
Stolypin assassinated
35 of 67
1912 (political)
Fourth State Duma
36 of 67
1912 (economic)
Lena goldsfields massacre
37 of 67
1st August 1914
Germany declares War on Russia
38 of 67
26th August
Russia defeated at the battle of Tannenberg
39 of 67
22nd January 1905
Bloody Sunday
40 of 67
1890
Zemstvo counter reform
41 of 67
1891-92
Great Famine
42 of 67
1892-1903
Witte Minister of Finance
43 of 67
1901-05
Agrarian and Industrial unrest
44 of 67
1901 (literature)
Lenin publishes 'What is to be done?'
45 of 67
1901 (social)
Peasant disorder
46 of 67
1901 (economic)
commission on agriculture set up
47 of 67
1903 (economic)
Main section of Trans-Siberian Railway completed
48 of 67
1903 (social)
Labour strikes, anti-semitic pogroms
49 of 67
1904
Plehve assassinated
50 of 67
27th February 1917
Troops refuse to fire on demonstrators and join revolutionary movement instead
51 of 67
January-February 1917
Strikes and civil unrest in petrograd
52 of 67
23rd February
International Women's Day march that turns into a workers' demonstration
53 of 67
1st March 1917
Formation of the Petrograd Soviet and the first Provisional Government
54 of 67
2nd March 1917
Tsar Nicholas II abdicates
55 of 67
3rd April 1917
April Thesis
56 of 67
3-4 July 1917
July Days
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December 1917
Cheka established
58 of 67
27th-30th July 1917
Kornilov Coup, Red Guards given arms
59 of 67
September 1917
Trotsky becomes chairman of teh Petrograd Soviet, Bolshevik majorities in Petrograd and Moscow Soviets
60 of 67
25th-27th October 1917
PG members afrrested, decree on peace, decree on land, first Soviet government appointed
61 of 67
1885 onwards
50% of government spending on military
62 of 67
June 1905
The Potemkin Mutiny
63 of 67
November 1905
Moscow Soviet formed
64 of 67
1906 (laws)
The Fundamental Laws
65 of 67
1907
Stolypin alters electoral laws
66 of 67
July 8th 1917
Kerensky becomes Prime Minister
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