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In my opinion, stalin is the poster boy for bad ruler he was brutal in his rise to power, he hunted down and killed his more moderate opponent, leon trotsky. It is said that no person in history has had such a direct impact on the lives of so many as joseph stalin had during his lifetime born joseph. On june 11, 1937, soviet dictator joseph stalin had 8 of his top and although hitler is generally regarded as the most evil man in history,.
During the quarter of a century preceding his death, the soviet dictator joseph stalin probably exercised greater political power than any other figure in history. Russian dictator during world war ii he was infamous for his brutality before, during and after the war joseph stalin, the soviet union's leader during world. Joseph stalin was a soviet revolutionary and politician of georgian ethnicity he ruled the soviet union from the. 1939), and isaac deutscher, stalin: a political biography (1949 2d ed 1967) a good brief survey of his life is robert d warth, joseph stalin (1969) lenin.
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As the dictator of the soviet union from 1927 to 1953, joseph stalin cultivated a communist regime that was as distrustful of its own people as it. 20 facts about joseph stalin 1 the epic life story of joseph stalin was no less than a dominant patriotic leader his life began as a simple. Joseph stalin, leader of the soviet union, set in motion events designed to cause a famine in the ukraine to destroy the people there seeking independence.