Explain the contribution of Lenin to the Russian Revolution.
Lenin, the leader of the Bolshevik party took important measures to make Russian Revolution successful. His contribution in Russian Revolution is immense, it can be explained in the following ways:
- Lenin organised the Bolshevik party and in April 1917, renamed it as the Communist party. The party was based on the ideology of Karl Marx.
- In his 'April theses’ he demanded the war to be brought to a close, land be transferred to the peasants and banks be nationalised. .
- He proclaimed the right to self-determination of all people in the Russian empire. On 7th November, 1817, the Provisional Government fell, Zenin became the head of the world’s first communist country.
- He implemented his policies and tried to make Russia a truely socialist state till his death in 1924.