Vladimir Ilyich Lenin   (1870 - 1924)

real last name is Ulyanov, other pseudonyms - V. Ilyin, K.Tulin, Karpov. Born April 22, 1870 in Simbirsk, died January 21 1924 at 6.50 a.m. at Gorky near Moscow. A revolutioner, theorist of marxism, one of the organizers of the october revolution of 1917 in Russia, the founder of the Soviet State (1922-1991). After Lenin died, on January 27, 1924 his embalmed body was placed in the Mausoleum (Arch. A.V. Shchusev) in Red Square in Moscow. The Mausoleum is opened for visitors.

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