Joseph Stalin (1878–1953)

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Joseph Stalin (a code name meaning "Man of Steel") was born Iosif (Joseph) Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili in 1878 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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 1958 Ivan the Terrible, Part II: The Boyars' Plot (commissioned by - uncredited)
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8 Biographical Movies | 26 Print Biographies | 102 Portrayals | 5 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Premier Joseph Stalin | Staline


5' 6" (1.68 m)


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Death solves all problems. See more »


Sought a closer relationship with Germany after Britain and France rejected a joint German-Soviet peace proposal on 28 September 1939. See more »


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