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Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov (22 April 1870 – 21 January 1924), better known by the alias Lenin, was a Russian 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 and communist, he developed political theories known as Leninism.

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Lenin the icon: A 1929 Laz language newspaper featuring Lenin's writing
Lenin the icon: A 1929 Laz language newspaper featuring Lenin's writing
Painting of Lenin in front of the Smolny Institute by Isaak Brodsky
Painting of Lenin in front of the Smolny Institute by Isaak Brodsky
Vladimir Ulyanov (Lenin), drawing by Nikolai Bukharin, 31 March 1927
Vladimir Ulyanov (Lenin), drawing by Nikolai Bukharin, 31 March 1927
Lenin's lover Nadya.
Lenin's lover Nadya.
Vilén, Lenin bewigged and clean shaven, Finland, 11 August 1917
Vilén, Lenin bewigged and clean shaven, Finland, 11 August 1917
Lenin in a police photograph from December 1895.
Lenin in a police photograph from December 1895.
Lenin and his wife, Nadezhda.
Lenin and his wife, Nadezhda.
Comrades under fire—Lenin and Fritz Platten, 1919
Comrades under fire—Lenin and Fritz Platten, 1919
Lenin working in the Kremlin, 1918
Lenin working in the Kremlin, 1918
Lenin's funeral by I.Brodsky
Lenin's funeral by I.Brodsky
Statue of Lenin outside the Finland Station, Saint Petersburg. Between 1924 and 1991 the city was named Leningrad.
Statue of Lenin outside the Finland Station, Saint Petersburg. Between 1924 and 1991 the city was named Leningrad.
Trotsky, Lenin and Kamenev at the II Party Congress in 1919
Trotsky, Lenin and Kamenev at the II Party Congress in 1919
Pallbearers carrying Lenin's coffin during his funeral, from Paveletsky Rail Terminal to the Labor Temple. Felix Dzerzhinsky at the front with Timofei Sapronov behind him and Lev Kamenev on the left.
Pallbearers carrying Lenin's coffin during his funeral, from Paveletsky Rail Terminal to the Labor Temple. Felix Dzerzhinsky at the front with Timofei Sapronov behind him and Lev Kamenev on the left.
The first issue of Iskra ("Spark"), official organ of the Russian Social Democratic Labour Party. Edited by Lenin from his base in Geneva, Switzerland, copies would be smuggled into Russia, where it would prove successful in winning support for the Marxist revolutionary cause.
The first issue of Iskra ("Spark"), official organ of the Russian Social Democratic Labour Party. Edited by Lenin from his base in Geneva, Switzerland, copies would be smuggled into Russia, where it would prove successful in winning support for the Marxist revolutionary cause.
Lenin's residence during his exile in Zürich, Switzerland, taken in 1920
Lenin's residence during his exile in Zürich, Switzerland, taken in 1920
Lenin giving a speech.
Lenin giving a speech.
Excavation of Red Terror victims outside the headquarters of the Kharkov Cheka, Summer 1919.
Excavation of Red Terror victims outside the headquarters of the Kharkov Cheka, Summer 1919.
A report from a German secret agent to Russia informing about Lenin's arrival to Petrograd and his actions being fully in line with German expectations
A report from a German secret agent to Russia informing about Lenin's arrival to Petrograd and his actions being fully in line with German expectations
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