Lenin Biography: Timeline: 1919

Lenin Biographical Timeline: 1919


March 1

Lenin conducts preparatory session of a group of delegates to the First Congress of the Communist International, convened in connection with the opening of the Congress for debating problems of organization.

March 2-6 (First Congress of the Communist International):

2: Lenin is elected to the presidium of the Congress; and gives the opening speech to the Congress.
4: Lenin delivers a report to the third session of the Comintern Congress about bourgeois democracy and the dictatorship of the proletarian and reads his thesis.
5: Lenin writes the article "Won and Recorded" about the founding of the Communist International.
6: Lenin delivers the concluding speech at the fifth session of the Comintern Congress.

Lenin speaks about the founding of the Communist International at a joint meaning of the All-Russian Central Executive Committee, the Moscow Soviet, the Moscow Committee of the Russian Communist Party, the All-Russia Central Council of Trade Unions and other organizations, which was held in the Bolshoi Theatre.

March 7

Lenin conducts a meeting of the Council of People's Commissars which debates the question of cooperation — the decision is based on Lenin's thesis.

March 8

Lenin speaks to the first group finishing six-week courses organized by the Mother and Child Protection Department of the People's Commissariat of Social Security.

Lenin presides over a meeting of the Council of People's Commissars; in connection with the discussion of the report on reorganizing state control. Lenin suggests additions to the decree on reorganization of state control.