World War I People
Terms in this set (19)
Prime minister of Russia. Headed the Provisional Government in 1917. Refused to redistribute confiscated landholdings to the peasants. Thought fighting the war was a national duty.
Archduke Franz Ferdinand
heir to the Austria-Hungarian throne, was assassinated in Sarajevo, started World War I.
Represented France at peace settlement. Wanted to ensure French security and restitution.
Wilhelm (William) II
German Emperor and King of Prussia. Ignored civilian government and was an ineffective war leader.
Led the Bolsheviks in Russia (before Stalin) Created the Soviet Communist Party, led revolution in 1917 and founded the USSR.
The first Prime Minister of an independent India
Close associate of Gandhi
Supported westernization of India
Emperor of Russia, son of Alexander II who was czar of Russia.
Part of Bolshevik party. Russian leader who succeeded Lenin as head of the Communist Party and created a totalitarian state by purging all opposition (1879-1953)
Political and military leader of China. President of the Republic of China in Nanjing. Focused of westernization of China.
Represented the US at peace settlement. Wanted peace and democracy and created the Fourteen Points which influenced the League of Nations.
Russian revolutionary and Communist theorist who helped Lenin and built up the army.
Last tsar of Russia, he went to the frontlines in WWI to try to rally the troops, but was forced to abdicate after his wife made horrible decisions under the influence of Rasputin.
Indian nationalist and spiritual leader who developed the practice of nonviolent disobedience that forced Great Britain to grant independence to India.
Siberian peasant monk who was religious advisor in the court of Nicholas II.
Assasinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand.
Chinese nationalist revolutionary, founder and leader of the Guomindang until his death. He attempted to create a liberal democratic political movement in China but was thwarted by military leaders.
David Lloyd George
He was the British representative at the Paris Peace Conference in 1919. He pushed for a revenge-based treaty at Versailles, hampering the 14 points. Wanted to destroy Berlin's navy.
Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Indian statesman who was the founder of Pakistan as a Muslim state.
This man became the leader of the Chinese Communist Party and remained its leader until his death. He declared the founding of the People's Republic of China in 1949 and supported the Chinese peasantry throughout his life.