Joseph Stalin


Born
in Gori , Georgia
December 18, 1878

Died
March 05, 1953

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Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin (Russian: Ио́сиф Виссарио́нович Ста́лин; born Ioseb Besarionis dze Jughashvili, Georgian: იოსებ ბესარიონის ძე ჯუღაშვილი, Russian: Ио́сиф Виссарио́нович Джугашви́ли) was General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union's Central Committee from 1922 until his death in 1953, effectively ruling the country with dictatorial control.

Stalin led the USSR through its period of industrialisation, which would become the fastest in history, surpassing Germany and Japan.

On the ideological front, he developed the theory of Socialism in One Country.
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“A single death is a tragedy; a million deaths is a statistic.”
Joseph Stalin

“Those who vote decide nothing. Those who count the vote decide everything.”
Joseph Stalin
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“Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?”
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