ⓘ Revolutionary generation


ⓘ Revolutionary generation

A revolutionary generation is a generation of people for whom a revolution was a major event or influence in their lives. Such revolutions are usually associated with particular nations.


1. Americas


The revolutionaries of 1959 in Cuba were known as the Generation of the Centenary after the 100 year anniversary of the birth of Jose Marti in 1853.

United States

Evarts Boutell Greene dated the generation of the American revolution as being from 1763 to 1790.


2. Asia


The first political generation of leaders in the Peoples Republic of China are part of the revolutionary generation in China, such as Mao Zedong, Zhu De and Zhou Enlai,


The Second Aliyah generation was arguably the most important and influential aliyah. It took place between 1904 and 1914, during which approximately 40.000 Jews immigrated into Ottoman Palestine, mostly from Russia and Poland, some from Yemen. They were the generation that created the social, political and cultural foundations of the State of Israel.


3. Europe


The Universite state education system established by Napoleon created a post-revolutionary generation in France.


The 1840s were a decisive decade which culminated in the Revolutions of 1848 which defined a generation of Germans.


In Romania, people who were born in 1989 are called the Revolution Generation, in reference to the Romanian Revolution of 1989 that ended the brutal Communist regime of Nicolae Ceaușescu and brought democracy and rule of law to Romania.


The generation that came of age during or immediately after World War II and subsequent rise of communism. It is a generation marked by greater social mobility in comparison to previous period of Kingdom of Yugoslavia, which permitted the large section of population to obtain education. It was also marked by rapid urbanization and industrialization of the country, with a big population shift from rural to urban areas.

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  • Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation is a Pulitzer Prize - winning book written by Joseph Ellis, a professor of history at Mount Holyoke College
  • known for participating in several global revolutionary movements during the Age of Revolution. This generation witnessed political turmoil in response
  • A generation is all of the people born and living at about the same time, regarded collectively. It can also be described as, the average period, generally
  • A generation gap or generational gap is a difference of opinions between one generation and another regarding beliefs, politics, or values. In today s
  • seen as a way to educate the newer generation of Armenians about their history through the songs. Armenian revolutionary songs are very popular among the
  • The Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization IMRO Bulgarian: Вътрешна Македонска Революционна Организация ВМРО Vatreshna Makedonska Revolyutsionna
  • argument for the changing face of war entering into a fourth generation First - generation warfare refers to Ancient and Post - classical battles fought
  • Fourth Generation of Revolutionary Theory Annual Review of Political Science 4, 2001: 139 - 87 Jeff Goodwin, No Other Way Out: States and Revolutionary Movements