Main individuals from 1918-1924. Leon Trotsky. -Trotsky arrived back in Russia from America, in may 1917 and Alexander Kerensky, then realized that Trotsky was a major threat to his government and had him arrested. . -Leon trotsky was born in Yanovka, Russia, on 7th November, 1879. .
-Leon trotsky was born in Yanovka, Russia, on 7th November, 1879.
-After the october revolution which Boleviks took control of Russia, Vladimir Lenin appointed Trotsky as the people's commissar for foreign affairs.
-The Red Army had to be established quickly as it was needed to fight the White Army during the Civil War.
- An outstanding military commander, Trotsky led his five million man army to victory and in doing so ensured the survival of the Bolshevik government.
-In November, 1917, Lenin rewarded Stalin for his support of the October Revolution by appointing him Commissar of Nationalities.
-Joseph Stalin, was born in Gori, Georgia on 21st December, 1879.
-Stalin supported Lenin's policy. His view was that as long as there was only a one party state, the government could allow the introduction of small-scale private enterprise.
-At the Party Conference in April, 1922, Lenin suggested that a new post of General Secretary should be created. Lenin's choice for the post was Stalin, who in the past had always loyally supported his policies.
His parents were very cultured and devoted lots of time to the boy’s education, and as a result Bukharin became the most intellectual and broadly educated of the Bolshevik political leaders.
He completed his education and familiarized himself with western languages and theoretical literature. By 1917 he was able to speak and read German, French, and English.
In the early 1920s, Bukharin became the leader of NEP.