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Joseph Stalin (1878–1953)

Joseph Stalin (a code name meaning "Man of Steel") was born Iosif (Joseph) Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili in 1879 in Gori, Georgia, the Transcaucasian part of the Russian Empire. His father was a cobbler named Vissarion Dzhugashvili, a drunkard who beat him badly and frequently and left the family when Joseph was young. His mother, Ekaterina Gheladze... See full bio »

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 1963 Men of Our Time (TV Series documentary)
- Franklin D. Roosevelt ... Himself
 1957 Portraits of Power (TV Series)
Himself - Subject
- Joseph Stalin (1957) ... Himself - Subject
 1953 Betimi i popullit shqiptar para Stalinit të madh (Documentary)
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 1953 Victory at Sea (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Premier of U.S.S.R.
- The Fate of Europe (1953) ... Himself - Premier of U.S.S.R.
 1945/XIII Universal Newsreel (Documentary short)
Himself (as Premier Joseph Stalin)
 1944 One Inch from Victory (Documentary)
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6 Biographical Movies | 23 Print Biographies | 51 Portrayals | 5 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Premier Joseph Stalin | Staline


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In the Soviet army it takes more courage to retreat than advance. See more »


The rate of which the USSR was industrialised under his rule, was the fastest in history. Health care and education were also dramatically improved. See more »


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