• Bolsheviks - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bolshevik The Bolsheviks (from Russian: bolshinstvo, 'majority'), also known in English as the Bolshevists, were a radical, far-left, and revolutionary Marxist faction founded by Vladimir Lenin and Alexander Bogdanov that split from the Menshevik faction of the Marxist Russian Social Democratic Labour Party (RSDLP), a revolutionary socialist political party formed in 1898, at its Second Party Congress ...
  • Bolshevik | Definition, History, Beliefs, Flag, & Facts ...

    www.britannica.com/topic/Bolshevik Bolshevik, (Russian: “One of the Majority”), plural Bolsheviks, or Bolsheviki, member of a wing of the Russian Social-Democratic Workers’ Party, which, led by Vladimir Lenin, seized control of the government in Russia (October 1917) and became the dominant political power. The group originated at the party’s second congress (1903) when Lenin’s followers, insisting that party ...
  • Bolsheviks revolt in Russia - HISTORY

    www.history.com/this-day-in-history/bolsheviks-revolt-in-russia The Bolsheviks and their allies occupied government buildings and other strategic locations in the Russian capital of Petrograd (now St. Petersburg) and within two days had formed a new government ...
  • 100 years later, Bolshevism is back. And we should be ...

    www.washingtonpost.com/.../830aecaa-bf41-11e7-959c-fe2b598d8c00_story.html The Bolsheviks lied about the past — the relationships some of them had with the czarist police, Lenin's secret pact with Germany — and they lied about the future, too. All through the spring ...
  • Bolsheviks | Definition of Bolsheviks at Dictionary.com

    www.dictionary.com/browse/bolsheviks Bolsheviks definition at Dictionary.com, a free online dictionary with pronunciation, synonyms and translation. Look it up now!
  • Bolshevik | Definition of Bolshevik by Merriam-Webster

    www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bolshevik Bolshevik definition is - a member of the extremist wing of the Russian Social Democratic party that seized power in Russia by the Revolution of November 1917.
  • The Bolsheviks - Russian Revolution

    alphahistory.com/russianrevolution/bolsheviks The Bolsheviks emerged in 1903, following a split from the Menshevik faction over issues of party membership and organisation. Led by Vladimir Lenin and modelled on his theories of revolution, the Bolsheviks carried out the overthrow of the Provisional Government in October 1917 and went on to govern the new Soviet republic.
  • Russian Revolution - Causes, Timeline & Definition - HISTORY

    www.history.com/topics/russia/russian-revolution The Bolsheviks and their allies occupied government buildings and other strategic locations in Petrograd, and soon formed a new government with Lenin as its head. Lenin became the dictator of the ...
  • Mensheviks - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Menshevik However, Bolsheviks and Mensheviks were united in voting against the Bundist proposal, which lost 41 to 5. Despite the outcome of the Congress, the following years saw the Mensheviks gathering considerable support among regular social democrats and effectively building up a parallel party organization.
  • Soviet Union - Lenin and the Bolsheviks | Britannica

    www.britannica.com/place/Soviet-Union/Lenin-and-the-Bolsheviks The Bolsheviks were solemnly committed to convening and respecting the will of the Constituent Assembly, which was to be elected in November 1917 on a universal franchise. Realizing that they had no chance of winning a majority, they procrastinated under various pretexts but eventually allowed the elections to proceed.