Tuesday, 26 June 2018

195) Vladimir Lenin

Vladimir Lenin (1870-1924). Russian communist revolutionary, politician and political theorist. He served as head of government of Soviet Russia from 1917 to 1924 and of the Soviet Union from 1922 to 1924. Under his administration, Russia and then the wider Soviet Union became a one-party communist state governed by the Russian Communist Party. Ideologically a Marxist, he developed political theories known as Leninism.
His lover was Inessa Armand.
"Lenin had red hair, high cheeckbones and the slanting eyes of his Tartar ancestors from Astrakhan"

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