Text on the pins says: Leningrad.
Big Lenin Pin. About 3-4 times bigger then your normal pin.
The text on the pin says: Leningrad. Showing on the background is a part of the map of Leningrad. After 1991 Leningrad was transferred to St. Petersburg. On the top of the pin are some miniature sizes of medal decorations.
Lenin’s original name was Vladimir Iljitsj Oeljanov. He lived from 1870-1924. He was a revolutionairy and the first leader of the Sovjet Union.
His political and social ideas, known as Leninism, was based on the social ideas of Karl Marx, Marxism. After the october revolution he was the first leader of the Sovjet Union and put in place the first communist party. His supporters were called the Bolsheviks.
It is assumed that Lenin’s alias was chosen from the river Lena. One of the most longest rivers in the world.