Joseph stalin was a soviet revolutionary and political leader known for his dictatorial rule of the communist soviet union from the mid-1920s until his death in 1953 while his ideals were a blend of marxism and leninism, his policies came to be known as stalinism stalin is widely regarded as. Joseph stalin was the general secretary of the communist party of the soviet union 's central committee from 1922 until his death in 1953 in the years following lenin's death in 1924, he rose to become the leader of the soviet union after growing up in georgia, stalin conducted activities for. Stalin and stalinism in russian history from national research university higher school of economics the course presents the life and deeds of joseph stalin, the leader of the soviet union from 1924 till 1953 it analyses the reasons for his. Synopsis lavrentiy beria was born in march 1899 in the republic of georgia he rose quickly through the new soviet union's ranks via his violent methods and his flattery of soviet leader josef stalin. Joseph stalin the soviet statesman joseph stalin (1879-1953) was the supreme ruler of the soviet union and the leader of world communism for almost 30 years. He held absolute power over the soviet union for 29 years stalin succeeded his hero lenin in 1924 from then on, he induced widespread famines to enforce fa.
To the west, the soviet union was a closed country, and western visitors saw what stalin wanted them to see during this period, with europe and america wracked by the great depression, the now all-powerful soviet leader presented them with smiling, happy villagers, bustling factories, and. Joseph stalin biography joseph stalin ruled the soviet union for more than two decades ussr soviet leader joseph stalin reports to the 8th all-union congress of soviets on the draft constitution of the ussr. Kids learn about the biography of joseph stalin, leader of the communist soviet union during world war ii and beyond. Joseph stalin was the second leader of the soviet union his real name was iosif vissarionovich dzhugashvili, and he was also known as koba (a georgian folk hero) to his closest sphere. Power in russia the soviet union was founded in 1922, with lenin as its first leader during these years, stalin had continued to move up the party ladder, and in 1922 he became secretary.
The soviet union under stalin ib european and middle eastern history hl year 1 study play plans that joseph stalin introduced to industrialize the soviet union rapidly a soviet leader during the cuban missile crisis. Nikita sergeyevich khrushchev: leadership of the soviet union after stalin's death in march 1953 and the execution of the powerful state security chief with the new soviet leader, nikita s khrushchev, for talks that were friendly though inconclusive. Category: soviet russia joseph stalin: height by andy young | jul 3 joseph stalin was leader of the soviet union between 1922 and 1953 he followed vladimir lenin as soviet leader catherine the great biography. Joseph stalin was the leader of the soviet union before, during and after world war ii stalin. The soviet statesman joseph stalin was the supreme ruler of the soviet union he led his country alongside america and england through world war ii (1939-45) in their fight against germany, italy and japan as ruler of russia, stalin was the leader of world communism for almost thirty years.
Summary as dictator of the soviet union from the mid-1920s until his death in 1953, joseph stalin established the direction of global communism, and set the tone of the cold war. Joseph vissarionovich stalin (18 december 1878 - 5 march 1953) was a soviet revolutionary and politician of georgian ethnicity governing the soviet union from the mid-1920s until his death in 1953, he served as general secretary of the central committee of the communist party of. Joseph stalin biography joseph stalin (18 december 1878 -- 5 march 1953) stalin was absolute ruler of the soviet union from 1924 until his death in 1953. Joseph stalin (or iosif vissarionovich/ stalin 18 december 1878 - 5 march 1953) was the leader of the soviet union from 1922 until his death. The rise and fall of the soviet empire: political leaders joseph stalin (a&e biography) by jeffrey zuehlke (10 copies) joseph stalin and the soviet union (world leaders) by kevin cunningham (9 copies) joseph stalin. Joseph stalin was a political revolutionary and ruled the soviet union from the 1920s until his death in 1953 stalin transformed russia from an agricultural peasant society to an industrial superpower.
Joseph stalin was the general secretary of the communist party of the soviet union's central committee from 1922 until his death in 1953 in the years following the death of vladimir lenin in 1924, stalin rose to become the leader of the soviet union. Share on facebook, opens a new window share on twitter, opens a new window share on linkedin share by email, opens mail client joseph stalin was a totalitarian dictator who transformed the soviet union into a modernized superpower however, this accomplishment can be overlooked by his abuse of power. A detailed biography of joseph stalin that includes includes images, quotations and the main facts of his life joseph's father was a bootmaker and his mother took in washing the new leader of the soviet union.