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Joseph Stalin


Born
in Gori , Georgia
December 18, 1878

Died
March 05, 1953

Genre

Influences


Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin (Russian: Иосиф Виссарионович Сталин; 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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“Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.”
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