He was originally a lawyer but abandoned it for revolutionary activism, though at times throughout his being in exile he offered free legal assistence to workers and peasants he met who needed it.
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What was the real name of Vladimir llyich ulyanov?
Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov was the real name of the Russian revolutionary leader Vladimir Lenin. He adopted Lenin as his last name. Lenin was not a nickname. He was also referred to as Nikolai Lenin by close associates. ...