Asked by: Sylwester Fresnilloasked in category: General Last Updated: 27th May, 2020
Who came first Lenin or Stalin?
Moreover, did Lenin support Stalin?
As late as in October 1922, Lenin expressed his “unreserved support” for Stalin as General Secretary and for his work with a new constitution. (Adopted in December 1924, it shaped the Soviet Union.)
Furthermore, who were Lenin Stalin and Trotsky? Allied with Lenin, he defeated attempts by other Bolshevik Central Committee members (Zinoviev, Kamenev, Rykov, etc.) to share power with other socialist parties. By the end of 1917, Trotsky was unquestionably the second man in the Bolshevik Party after Lenin.
Subsequently, one may also ask, how were Lenin and Stalin similar?
They were very similar in the ways that matter. Both were ruthless communists. As Lenin ailed, Stalin was able to amass more power, and Lenin saw him as a threat to his own vision of the Party. As Lenin ailed, Stalin was able to amass more power, and Lenin saw him as a threat to his own vision of the Party.
When did Stalin become supreme leader?
Serving in the Russian Civil War before overseeing the Soviet Union’s establishment in 1922, Stalin assumed leadership over the country following Lenin’s 1924 death.