advertise

Joseph Stalin: Biography of the Communist Soviet Dictator

Joseph Stalin: Biography of the Communist Soviet Dictator Following humble beginnings, Iosif Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili – later known as Joseph Stalin – became interested in Marxist writings. He eventually joined Vladimir Lenin’s Bolsheviks, which went on to become the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. The Bolsheviks seized government control during the Russian Revolution, and it was then Stalin began to rise through the party to become its leader after Lenin’s death. Stalin purged his enemies and caused millions of deaths due to famine, murder and forced labor. Though his Red Army turned the tide against the Nazis in World War II, Stalin is remembered as one of the deadliest dictators in history. In this video, WatchMojo.com learns more about the life, rule and death of Joseph Stalin.

FACEBOOK ACTIVITY

You might also like
You might also like
Russia History: 20th Century

Russia History: 20th Century

Top 10 Notes: Animal Farm

Top 10 Notes: Animal Farm

World War I - The Aftermath

World War I - The Aftermath

World War II: How Did It Start?

World War II: How Did It Start?

World War II: Which Countries Fought?

World War II: Which Countries Fought?

Benito Mussolini: Biography of Fascist Italy's Dictator

Benito Mussolini: Biography of Fascist Italy's Dictator

Russian Alexandrov Red Army Choir: Performance and History

Russian Alexandrov Red Army Choir: Performance and History

Top 10 Influential Communist Leaders

Top 10 Influential Communist Leaders

LATEST WM VIDEOS
LATEST WM VIDEOS

EDITOR'S PICKS

Auto

Business and Technology


Comedy

Education

Fashion


Film

Health and Fitness

Lifestyle and Leisure


Music

Politics and History

Science and Space


Sports

Travel

Video Games