Joseph Stalin followed Lenin as leader of the Sovoey Union.
After Lenin's death, he was followed by a triumvirate of Joseph Stalin, Grigori Zinoviev and Lev Kamenev. Stalin eventually ousted them and took virtual sole power in 1929 but did not become the dictator he is remembered as until about 1932.
The first communist leader of the USSR was Vladimir Lenin. Lenin was in power at the time the USSR was formed in December 1922.
Lenin believed in a policy of a democratic dictatorship. Joseph Stalin followed him to power and instituted a system of communism.
The USSR is formed in Russia as a result of the 1917 Revolution & the subsequent civil war. Russia ended WW1 with the treaty of Brest-Litovsk. Lenin was the first leader, followed by Stalin in 1924.
Lenin had a series of strokes, which paralyzed and eventually killed him. This caused him to be inactive as a ruler the last two years of his life. He did in 1924, Stalin followed as leader after a few disputes over who should rule USSR.
Vladimir Lenin, first head of state of the USSR and Bolshevik leader of the 1917 October Revolution.
Lenin and Stalin gave the Soviet Union an autocratic (Totalitarian) Communist Government. Stalin kills more people than Lenin did. (Because Stalin is even more cruel than Lenin, who is somewhat more humane and Stalin took place as leader of USSR for nearly 30 years while Lenin died within 5 years after assumed as leader of USSR.)
Lenin was the new Communist Leader of the new Union of Soviet Socialistic Republics (USSR) and used purging as a way of retaining power; as did Stalin later.
Lenin was the leader of the Bolshevik party and played a big part in overthrowing the Russian Monarchy in 1917. He also created the first communist nation the USSR. stalin took over after he died.
Lenin ruled the USSR before Stalin.
Ivan Lenin is a revolutionary singer, performer, songwriter, and movement leader. He was born in the USSR and moved to the USA in 1995. He is most famous for the song "Communist Redneck Hip Hop Orchestra"
Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
Mikhail Lenin died on January 9, 1951, in Moscow, USSR.
Lenin became leader of Russia on November 8th, 1917
He followed the policies and styles of the communist government type. The USSR was a communist nation.
Lenin was the leader of the Bolshevik Party, which, in March 1918, became the Communist Party.
Lenin is the person who created the USSR, or Soviet Union. In December 1922 he arranged for Russia, Ukraine, Belorussia and the Transcaucasus Federation to join together to for the new country.