The Bolshevik Party was formed by Lenin in 1903 after the split in the Social Democratic Workers Party. Believed small group of 'professional revolutionaries' should lead the revolution. The Bolshevik Revolution in Russia in 1917 was initiated by millions of people who would change the history of the world as we know it. When Czar Nicholas II dragged eleven million peasants into World War I, the Russian people became distraught with their injuries and the
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February Revolution was the first of the two 1917 revolutions was a mass popular uprising, sparked by food shortages and war. It lead to the overthrow of the Tsar and the formation of the Provisional Government. The October Revolution was the second of the 1917 revolutions, saw the Bolsheviks (under Lenin's leadership), seize all government buildings and the Winter Palace and by controlling the Moscow and St. Petersburg Soviets, the Bolsheviks became the ruling power in Russia.