Joseph Stalin was the dictator of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) from 1929 to 1953.
Stalin was Born into poverty, he became involved in revolutionary politics, as well as criminal activities, as a young man. After Bolshevik leader Vladimir Lenin (1870-1924) died, Stalin outmaneuvered his rivals for control of the party.
One of his mugshots during his young age
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He used terror on the people. This was displayed by the Purges and labor camps and these were two things Stalin demanded. He would kill anyone who was against his ways.
conditions of a forced labor camp
interesting facts about stalin
- His last name is a title meaning, “Man of Steel.”
- He had a city named after him.
- He was very paranoid.