Short Biography of Vladimir Ilich Lenin

Vladimir Ilich Lenin was a Russian communist revolutionary, politician and political theorist who was the first head of the Soviet Union. He led the October Revolution in 1917, overthrowing the provisional government and establishing the Soviet socialist government. Lenin was the leader of the Bolshevik faction of the Communist Party of Russia, which later became the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. He developed the theory and practice of Leninism, which became the basis of Soviet communism and later Marxism-Leninism. He died 1924 due to a series of strokes. His death is considered as a major loss for the communist world.