Vasily Stalin

1921 - 1962

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Vasily Iosifovich Stalin Dzhugashvili (Georgian: ვასილი იოსების ძე სტალინი ჯუღაშვილი, Russian: Василий Иосифович Сталин Джугашвили; 21 March 1921 – 19 March 1962) was the youngest son of Joseph Stalin, born from his second wife, Nadezhda Alliluyeva. He joined the Air Force when Nazi Germany launched Operation Barbarossa, the invasion of the Soviet Union, in 1941. After the war, he held a few command posts, one of them being Commander of the Air Forces of the Moscow Military District in 1948. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vasily Stalin has received more than 3,199,651 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Vasily Stalin is the 247th most popular military personnel (down from 236th in 2019), the 204th most popular biography from Russia (down from 193rd in 2019) and the 17th most popular Russian Military Personnel.

Stalin was the dictator of the Soviet Union from 1929 to 1953. He is most famous for his purges, the forced collectivization of agriculture, and the Great Terror.

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  • 34

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.61

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  • 3.87

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Vasily Stalin has had the most page views in the with 1,483,309 views, followed by English (387,734), and Ukrainian (52,001). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Chinese (8,257.14%), Uzbek (385.92%), and Arabic (190.88%)


Among military personnels, Vasily Stalin ranks 247 out of 2,058Before him are Desmond Doss, Bertrand du Guesclin, Valery Gerasimov, Wu Sangui, Jan Henryk Dąbrowski, and Tadamichi Kuribayashi. After him are Eumenes, Roger de Flor, Matthew C. Perry, Qutayba ibn Muslim, Jean Victor Marie Moreau, and Karl Wolff.

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Among people born in 1921, Vasily Stalin ranks 30Before him are Nancy Reagan, Yitzhak Navon, Satyajit Ray, Sugar Ray Robinson, Vasily Smyslov, and Rosalyn Sussman Yalow. After him are Gianni Agnelli, John Glenn, Jane Russell, Lana Turner, Arthur Leonard Schawlow, and Marija Gimbutas. Among people deceased in 1962, Vasily Stalin ranks 16Before him are Georges Bataille, Yves Klein, Gaston Bachelard, Hans Luther, Auguste Piccard, and Arthur Compton. After him are René Coty, Princess Marie Bonaparte, Fritz Kreisler, Gabriele Münter, Michael Curtiz, and Natalia Goncharova.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Vasily Stalin ranks 204 out of 3,761Before him are Vasily Smyslov (1921), Alexei Petrovich, Tsarevich of Russia (1690), Christian Goldbach (1690), Anna Netrebko (1971), Vasily II of Moscow (1415), and Nikolay Chernyshevsky (1828). After him are Nikolai Vavilov (1887), Mikhail Suslov (1902), Olga Constantinovna of Russia (1851), Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia (1853), Alexei Alexeyevich Abrikosov (1928), and Gherman Titov (1935).


Among military personnels born in Russia, Vasily Stalin ranks 17Before him are Semyon Budyonny (1883), Felix Steiner (1896), Johannes Blaskowitz (1883), Andrey Vlasov (1901), Gotthard Heinrici (1886), and Valery Gerasimov (1955). After him are Nikolai Vatutin (1901), Gerhard Barkhorn (1919), Vasily Blyukher (1889), Dmitry Yazov (1924), Boris Shaposhnikov (1882), and Fyodor Tolbukhin (1894).