It was 99 years ago today that Vladimir Lenin died at the age of 53.
Who was Vladimir Lenin?
Lenin was a Russian revolutionary, politician, and political theorist. He was the founding head of government of Soviet Russia from 1917 to 1924 and of the Soviet Union from 1922 to 1924.
What was Vladimir Lenin’s ideology?
Leninism proposes the establishment of the dictatorship of the proletariat led by a revolutionary vanguard party as the political prelude to the establishment of communism.
How did Vladimir Lenin die?
Lenin died after falling into a coma. The official cause of death was recorded as an incurable disease of the blood vessels.