Iosif Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili


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Noun1.Iosif Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili - Russian leader who succeeded Lenin as head of the Communist Party and created a totalitarian state by purging all opposition (1879-1953)Iosif Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili - Russian leader who succeeded Lenin as head of the Communist Party and created a totalitarian state by purging all opposition (1879-1953)
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Born Iosif Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili in the Soviet republic of Georgia, he became a ruthless leader.
WHO was born Iosif Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili before changing his name and entering politics?
Simon Sebag Montefiore, writer of the masterful Stalin: Court of the Red Tsar, has tracked down the testimonies of Stalin's family, lovers, rivals and victims to reveal the amazing story of the early years of Iosif Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili - also known as Soso, Koba and finally Stalin (Man of Steel).