Alexandra Kollontai was a Russian revolutionary and one of the main leaders of the Bolshevik Party during the Russian Revolution of 1917.

Alexandra Kollontai was a Russian revolutionary and one of the main leaders of the Bolshevik Party during the Russian Revolution of 1917.

1917 Russian Revolution painting by Vladimir Serov - "V. I. Lenin Proclaims Soviet Power"

1917 Russian Revolution painting by Vladimir Serov - "V. I. Lenin Proclaims Soviet Power"

Women of the Russian Revolution, 1917.  My great grandparents were there ~~ my grandfathers parents on my mothers side.

Women of the Russian Revolution, 1917. My great grandparents were there ~~ my grandfathers parents on my mothers side.

Protesters flee after police fire machine guns into a crowd during the infamous July Days during the early Russian revolution. Petrograd, July 17, 1917.

Protesters flee after police fire machine guns into a crowd during the infamous July Days during the early Russian revolution. Petrograd, July 17, 1917.

The Russian Revolution of 1917 changed not only the future of Russia but of the entire world. It toppled a monarchy and brought about the first communist country in the world.

What Happened During the 1917 Russian Revolutions?

The Russian Revolution of 1917 changed not only the future of Russia but of the entire world. It toppled a monarchy and brought about the first communist country in the world.

Find out more about the history of Russian Revolution, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com

Find out more about the history of Russian Revolution, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com

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