Joseph Stalin

1879 - 1953

Joseph Stalin

Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin (born Ioseb Besarionis dzе Jughashvili; 18 December [O.S. 6 December] 1878 – 5 March 1953) was a Georgian revolutionary and Soviet politician who ruled the Soviet Union from the mid-1920s until his death in 1953. He served as the general secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (1922–1952) and premier of the Soviet Union (1941–1953). Despite initially governing the Soviet Union as part of a collective leadership, he eventually consolidated power to become the country's de facto dictator by the 1930s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joseph Stalin has received more than 25,401,270 page views. His biography is available in 174 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 6th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Joseph Stalin ranks 6 out of 14,801Before him are Napoleon, Adolf Hitler, Julius Caesar, Donald Trump, and Louis XIV of France. After him are Thomas Jefferson, Augustus, Vladimir Lenin, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, Charlemagne, and Elizabeth I of England.

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Among people born in 1879, Joseph Stalin ranks 2Before him is Albert Einstein. After him are Leon Trotsky, Paul Klee, Kazimir Malevich, Franz von Papen, Otto Hahn, Emiliano Zapata, Emperor Taishō, Max von Laue, Owen Willans Richardson, and Francis Picabia. Among people deceased in 1953, Joseph Stalin ranks 1After him are Sergei Prokofiev, Edwin Hubble, Gerd von Rundstedt, Lavrentiy Beria, Ibn Saud, Robert Andrews Millikan, Django Reinhardt, Klement Gottwald, Carol II of Romania, Francis Picabia, and Vladimir Tatlin.

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In Georgia

Among people born in Georgia, Joseph Stalin ranks 1 out of 202After him are Darius the Great (-550), Aram Khachaturian (1903), Lavrentiy Beria (1899), Eduard Shevardnadze (1928), Vladimir Mayakovsky (1893), Tamar of Georgia (1166), Tigran Petrosian (1929), Yakov Dzhugashvili (1907), Niko Pirosmani (1862), David IV of Georgia (1073), and Aleksei Brusilov (1853).

Among POLITICIANS In Georgia

Among politicians born in Georgia, Joseph Stalin ranks 1After him are Darius the Great (-550), Lavrentiy Beria (1899), Eduard Shevardnadze (1928), Tamar of Georgia (1166), David IV of Georgia (1073), Zviad Gamsakhurdia (1939), Pharnavaz I of Iberia (-326), Sergei Witte (1849), Sergo Ordzhonikidze (1886), Vakhtang I of Iberia (440), and Rusudan of Georgia (1194).

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