Lenin: Lenin's funeral - Stalin at the coffin 00:29

Soviet Union: Lenin's funeral -. with Stalin Soviet Union: Lenin and red terror victims Vladimir Ilyich Lenin (Russian: Владимир Ильич Ленин [vlɐˈdʲimʲɪr ɪlʲˈjiʨ ˈlʲenʲɪn]; 22 April [O.S. 10 April] 1870 – 21 January 1924), born Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov (Russian: Владимир Ильич Ульянов [vlɐˈdʲimʲɪr ɪlʲˈjiʨ ʊlʲˈjanəf]), was a Russian revolutionary and communist politician who led the October Revolution of 1917. As leader of the Bolsheviks, he headed the Soviet state during its initial years (1917–1924), as it fought to establish control of Russia in the Russian Civil War and worked to create a socialist economic system. As a politician, Vladimir Lenin was a persuasive orator, as a political scientist his extensive theoretic and philosophical developments of Marxism produced Marxism–Leninism, the pragmatic Russian application of Marxism.

Recorded: 21-04-1924 Event time: 21-04-1924 Location: Soviet Union Number of clips: 19