Joseph Stalin was the leader of the Soviet Union from the 1920's until 1953. He is known for being one of the most ruthless dictators of all time.
Stalin had a hard life as a kid, he was bullied because he was scarred from smallpox. The kids called him Pocky. He kept a high spirit and had a passion for greatness.
Stalin means "man of steel". If anyone entered Stalin's bedroom, they were executed. His first job was a weatherman. Stalin was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize twice. He wanted to create a man-ape hybrid.