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October Revolution


The Russian Revolution (1917)


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The October Revolution, officially known in Soviet literature as the Great October Socialist Revolution, and commonly referred to as Red October, the October Uprising, the Bolshevik Revolution, or the Bolshevik Coup, was a revolution in Russia led by the Bolsheviks and Vladimir Lenin that was instrumental in the larger Russian Revolution of 1917. It took place with an armed insurrection in Petrograd on 7 November 1917.
  • Etymology 

  • Background 

  • Insurrection 

  • Outcome 

  • Timeline of the spread of Soviet power (Gregorian calendar dates) 

  • Russian Civil War 

  • Historiography 

  • Legacy