List Of Russian Revolution of 1917 Battles

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List of every major Russian Revolution of 1917 battle, including photos, images, or maps of the most famous Russian Revolution of 1917 battles when available. While it is not a comprehensive list of all skirmishes, conflicts, or battles that took place in the Russian Revolution of 1917, we have tried to include as many military events and actions as possible. All the battles on this Russian Revolution of 1917 list are currently listed alphabetically, but if you want to find a specific battle you can search for it by using the "search". Information about these Russian Revolution of 1917 battles are included below as well, such as their specific locations and who was involved in the fight.

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February Revolution

The February Revolution of 1917 was the first of two revolutions in Russia in 1917. It was centered on Petrograd, then the capital, on Women's Day in March. The revolution, confined to the capital and its vicinity and lasting less than a week, involved mass demonstrations and armed clashes with police and gendarmes, the last loyal forces of the Russian monarchy. In the last days mutinous Russian Army forces sided with the revolutionaries. The immediate result of the revolution was the abdication of Tsar Nicholas II, the end of the Romanov dynasty, and the end of the Russian Empire. The Tsar was replaced by a Russian Provisional Government under Prince Georgy Lvov. The Provisional Government ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Saint Petersburg, Russia

Part of: Russian Revolution

Combatants: Russian Empire

July Days

The July Days refers to events in 1917 that took place in Petrograd, Russia, between 3 July and 7 July, when soldiers and industrial workers engaged in spontaneous demonstrations against the Russian Provisional Government. The Bolsheviks tried to provide leadership to the demonstrations. The military attacked the peaceful demonstration and engaged in repression against the Bolsheviks. Lenin went into hiding, while other leaders were arrested. The outcome of the July Days represented a temporary decline in the growth of Bolshevik power and influence in the period before the October Revolution. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Saint Petersburg, Russia

Part of: Russian Revolution

Combatants: Russian Provisional Government

Commanders: Leon Trotsky

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Kerensky–Krasnov uprising

Kerensky–Krasnov uprising was an attempt by Alexander Kerensky to regain power after the Bolsheviks overthrew his Provisional Government in Petrograd. Following the October Revolution, Kerensky fled Petrograd and went to Pskov, where he rallied troops loyal to his cause in an attempt to retake the capital. He appointed Pyotr Krasnov to lead this army. Also cadets from military schools, the so-called Junker mutiny supported Kerensky in his bid to retake control of the government. His troops successfully captured Tsarskoe Selo, but the next day were defeated at Pulkovo. The failure of the uprising led to Kerensky being forced to go into exile, eventually finding refuge in France and later the ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Saint Petersburg Governorate

Part of: Russian Revolution

October Revolution is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List Of Russian Revolution of 1917 Battles
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The October Revolution, officially known as the Great October Socialist Revolution, and commonly referred to as Red October, the October Uprising or the Bolshevik Revolution, was a seizure of state power instrumental in the larger Russian Revolution of 1917. It took place with an armed insurrection in Petrograd traditionally dated to 25 October 1917. It followed and capitalized on the February Revolution of the same year, which overthrew the Tsarist autocracy and established a provisional government composed predominantly of former nobles and aristocrats. During this time, urban workers began to organize into councils wherein revolutionaries criticized the provisional government and its ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Saint Petersburg, Russia

Part of: Russian Civil War, Russian Revolution

Events: Junker mutiny

Combatants: Russian Provisional Government, Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic

Commanders: Leon Trotsky, Joseph Stalin