Vladimir Lenin Biography

Vladimir Lenin Biography

Vladimir Lenin was born on 22 April, 1870 in the rural town of Simbirsk in Russia. Vladimir Lenin’s mother was Maria Alexandrovna Ulyanova who was a school teacher and father, Ilya Nikolayevich Ulyanov was a government educational officer. Vladimir Lenin died in 1924.

Born: April 22, 1870, Ulyanovsk, Russia
Died: January 21, 1924, Gorki Leninskiye, Russia
Full name: Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov
Spouse: Nadezhda Krupskaya (m. 1898–1924)
Buried: Lenin's Mausoleum, Moscow, Russia

Personal Biography

Vladimir Lenin passed his secondary school and joined the Kazan University where he was expelled due to some reason.He completed his studies and passed  law in 1891. In 1893 Vladimir Lenin become a revolution inspired by Karl Marx. He wanted to improve  the situation of the poor and lower class people. He was continuing politics, in  1896 he was arrested  and exiled in Siberia. Lenin married Nadezhda Konstantinovna Krupskaya in 1898.He wrote many books like The Development of Capitalism in Russia, The Tasks of Russian Social Democrats etc.


Vladimir Lenin was one of the great politicians, a revolutionary and great architect of Russia in the  20th century. He was the first head of the USSR(Union of Soviet Socialist Republics).He raised his voice in order to improve the condition of poor, he become the leader of 'Bolshevik' school of the Russian Social Democratic Worker's Party. Vladimir Lenin was  a Great Russian writer and thinker. He  contributed many poems and theories for the development of Russia.


  • A book known as “what is to be done”? was published by Vladimir Lenin in 1902 which was published to eradicate Tsarism.
  • Vladimir Lenin published his own newspaper named Vpred and Zvezda with his two friends Gregory Zinoviev and Lev Kamenev.
  • In 1911 Vladimir Lenin came to France. In a small village he established  a school Bolshevik Party School. This school trains agents to take  control of the Social Democratic Labour Party.
  • Vladimir Lenin was the person who ended the autocracy run by Emperor Nicholas II, responsible for bringing the revolution in Russia. He wanted Russia to become a democrat state where every person should have free opinion and expression and achieves what he wants.
  • In 1919, Vladimir Lenin formed the Communist International party. This party supported the revolution going in Russia.
  • In May 1922, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was formed and all the areas around Russia came under the control of Russian military.


  • Vladimir Lenin was an influential personality in world  history. He was the one who had made Russia  a free state.
  •  The greatest achievement is  he succeeded in setting up USSR.
  • In many Eastern European countries and Russia we can find  statues of Vladimir Lenin like Lenin statue in Gorki Leninskiye, Lenin statue in Tula, Lenin statue in Saint Petersburg etc.
  • Many cities names have been replaced with Vladimir Lenin like Leningrad Oblast, Leninakan, Leninabad etc.


“Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.”
― Vladimir Lenin

“Despair is typical of those who do not understand the causes of evil, see no way out, and are incapable of struggle.”
― Vladimir Lenin

“There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen.”
― Vladimir Lenin

“A lie told often enough becomes the truth.”
― Vladimir Lenin

“Give me just one generation of youth, and I'll transform the whole world.”
― Vladimir Lenin

“Without Revolutionary theory, there can be no Revolutionary Movement.”
― Vladimir Lenin

“Sometimes - history needs a push.”
― Vladimir Lenin

“Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.”
― Vladimir Lenin

“Unity is a great thing and a great slogan. But what the workers’ cause needs is the unity of Marxists, not unity between Marxists, and opponents and distorters of Marxism.”
― Vladimir Lenin

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