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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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Island of the Dead
(1993)
One Inch from Victory
(1944)
Chop Chop Chang: Operation C.H.I.M.P
Chop Chop Chang: Operation C.H.I.M.P Himself (archival footage)
(2018)
Portraits of Power
Portraits of Power Himself - Subject
(1957)

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6 Biographical Movies | 23 Print Biographies | 52 Portrayals | 5 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Premier Joseph Stalin | Staline

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Personal Quote:

Our job was to enter Prague before the Americans. The Americans were in a great hurry, but owing to Konev's attack we were able to outdistance the Americans and strike Prague just before its fall. The Americans bombed Czechoslovakian industry. They maintained this policy throughout Europe, for them it was important to destroy those industries which were in competition with them. They bombed with ... See more »

Trivia:

His hopes that the western capitalist powers would destroy themselves in a long war were ended by the Fall of France in June 1940. See more »

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Nickname:

The Red Tsar See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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