Vasily Stalin

1921 - 1962

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Vasily Iosifovich Stalin (Georgian: ვასილი იოსების სტალინი, Russian: Василий Иосифович Сталин; surname since 9 January 1962 Dzhugashvili, ჯუღაშვილი, Джугашвили; 21 March 1921 – 19 March 1962) was the son of Joseph Stalin by 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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vasily Stalin has received more than 2,597,940 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Vasily Stalin is the 230th most popular military personnel (up from 247th in 2019), the 194th most popular biography from Russia (up from 209th in 2019) and the 16th most popular 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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Among military personnels, Vasily Stalin ranks 230 out of 1,468Before him are Otto Günsche, Lysander, Henning von Tresckow, Hasso von Manteuffel, Erwin von Witzleben, and Gaius Claudius Glaber. After him are Sejanus, Tōgō Heihachirō, Kurt Meyer, Jean-Baptiste Kléber, Erich Hoepner, and Hans von Seeckt.

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Among people born in 1921, Vasily Stalin ranks 28Before him are Peter Ustinov, Rosalyn Sussman Yalow, Aaron T. Beck, Deborah Kerr, Satyajit Ray, and John Glenn. After him are Lotfi A. Zadeh, Gianni Agnelli, Nancy Reagan, Kenneth Arrow, Patricia Highsmith, and Kurt Knispel. Among people deceased in 1962, Vasily Stalin ranks 16Before him are Georges Bataille, Yves Klein, Arthur Compton, Gaston Bachelard, Auguste Piccard, and Princess Marie Bonaparte. After him are Natalia Goncharova, Hans Luther, Fritz Kreisler, Stuart Sutcliffe, René Coty, and Michael Curtiz.

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Among people born in Russia, Vasily Stalin ranks 194 out of 3,262Before him are Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia (1882), Yevgeny Zamyatin (1884), Vladimir Solovyov (1853), Ivan Shishkin (1832), Christian Goldbach (1690), and Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich of Russia (1891). After him are Nikolai Vavilov (1887), Natalia Goncharova (1881), Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia (1853), Yakov Sverdlov (1885), Grand Duke Kirill Vladimirovich of Russia (1876), and Gennady Yanayev (1937).


Among military personnels born in Russia, Vasily Stalin ranks 16Before him are Semyon Budyonny (1883), Andrey Vlasov (1901), Johannes Blaskowitz (1883), Felix Steiner (1896), Gotthard Heinrici (1886), and Nikolai Vatutin (1901). After him are Yermak Timofeyevich (1532), Gerhard Barkhorn (1919), Boris Shaposhnikov (1882), Vasily Blyukher (1889), Alexander Yegorov (1883), and Dmitry Yazov (1924).