Soviet marshal and politician, 4th Premier of the Soviet Union
Joseph Stalin Rank
Joseph Stalin Rank
About Joseph Stalin
Joseph Stalin was the supreme ruler of the Soviet Union. He became leader after the demise of the founder of the Soviet Union Vladimir Lenin in 1924. He ruled the Soviet Union from the mid-1920s up until his death in 1953, during which he caused the deaths of millions of people. He is widely regarded as one of the most powerful and brutal dictators in world history.
In 1906, he married his first wife Ekaterina Svanidze, with whom he had a son named Yakov. His second marriage was to Nadezhda Svanidze from 1919 until her death in 1932. The marriage produced a son, Vasiliy and a daughter named Svetlana.
He transformed the USSR into an industrial power and helped defeat Nazi Germany during World War II.
Famous quotes by Joseph Stalin
Death is the solution to all problems. No man - no problem.Joseph Stalin
Death solves all problems - no man, no problem.Joseph Stalin
Education is a weapon whose effects depend on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.Joseph Stalin
History shows that there are no invincible armies.Joseph Stalin
I believe in one thing only, the power of human will.Joseph Stalin
I trust no one, not even myself.Joseph Stalin
If any foreign minister begins to defend to the death a 'peace conference,' you can be sure his government has already placed its orders for new battleships and airplanes.Joseph Stalin
If the opposition disarms, well and good. If it refuses to disarm, we shall disarm it ourselves.Joseph Stalin
In the Soviet army it takes more courage to retreat than advance.Joseph Stalin
It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything.Joseph Stalin
One death is a tragedy one million is a statistic.Joseph Stalin
The death of one man is a tragedy. The death of millions is a statistic.Joseph Stalin
The only real power comes out of a long rifle.Joseph Stalin
Joseph Stalin's Popularity
Joseph Stalin was a famous Soviet marshal and politician, 4th Premier of the Soviet Union, who was born on December 18, 1878. As a person born on this date, Joseph Stalin is listed in our database as the 2nd most popular celebrity for the day (December 18) and the 1st most popular for the year (1878).
People born on December 18 fall under the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius, the Archer. Joseph Stalin is the 19th most popular Sagittarius.
Aside from information specific to Joseph Stalin's birthday, Joseph Stalin is the 1st most famous Soviet.
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