Alexandra Last Tsarist of Russia, had a son who was a hemophiliac, and was put under the influence of Rasputin, where he exploited her. Ended up causing the collapse of the Tsars
Grigori Rasputin a Siberian preacher who became friends of the Tsars, but hated by the public, twisted and cheated and exploited Alexandra.
Alexander Kerensky An agrarian socialist who became prime minister. He refused to confiscate land holdings and felt that continuation of war was most important.
Anton Denikin Lieutenant General of the Imperial Russian Army and foremost general for the White Russians in the Russian civil war.
Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov (Lenin) opponent of Tsarist Russia, began to immerse himself in Marxian socialist ideas as a law student. He then went on to form the Bolsheviks, and tried to start a revolution in July 1917. It failed, he went into hiding, but regrouped in Petrograd, where he and his partner Trotsky gained power. He then moved on government buildings, and was declared the head of the new Bolshevik government.
Leon Trotsky Supporter of Lenin who helped in the takeover of Petrograd and the Bolshevik revolution
Nikolai Bukharin Bolshevik revolutionary and political and intellectual thinker for Stalin. Supported the NEP
Joseph Dzhugashvili (Stalin) Dictator of Russia, named man of steel. Was of lowly backgrounds but rose to power. Only in it for himself. Created 5 year plans.
Sergei Kirov A Political opponent of Stalin's who was executed for being more popular that Stalin
Benito Mussolini Fascist Dictator of Italy that at first used bullying to gain power, then never had full power.
Victor Emmanuel III King of Italy who gave Mussolini legitimacy as dictator
Heinrich Brüning The German chancellor during the Weimar Republic who convinced the president to accept... [continues]
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