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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(1993)
(1944)
Chop Chop Chang: Operation C.H.I.M.P Himself (archival footage)
(2019)
Portraits of Power Himself - Subject
(1957)

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Publicity Listings:

7 Biographical Movies | 25 Print Biographies | 78 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:

Ideas are more powerful than guns. We would not let our enemies have guns, why should we let them have ideas. See more »

Trivia:

In a testament written just before his death, Lenin denounced Stalin's ambitions and tried to warn the other Soviet leaders about them. Unfortunately, Stalin managed to blunt the effect of the testament and still seized power after Lenin's death anyway. See more »

Trademark:

Short stature See more »

Nickname:

Soso See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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