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Alexander Kolchak, leader of the counterrevolutionary White Army during the Russian Civil War

A counterrevolution is an opposing revolution that attempts to reverse a revolution. A person or group who opposes a revolution is declared counter-revolutionary. In Marxist theory, counterrevolutions are a reactionary force usually composed of bourgeois forces. In the past, feudal lords also attempted counterrevolutions against bourgeois revolutions like the French Revolution.

List of counterrevolutions



See also