Joseph Stalin was the Premier of the Soviet Union from 1941 during WWII, until his death in 1953.
Joseph Stalin (1879 - 1953) One of the most powerful and murderous dictators in history, Stalin was the supreme ruler of the Soviet Union for a quarter of a century. His regime of terror caused the death and suffering of tens of millions, but he also oversaw the war machine that played a key role in the defeat of Nazism.
“Leadership is the other side of the coin of loneliness, and he who is a leader must always act alone. And acting alone, accept everything alone.” Ferdinand Marcos
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Maria Rasputin. Daughter of the infamous Russian Holy Man. She eventually worked in a circus as a lion tamer. She officially recognized Anna Anderson as the missing Grand Duchess Anastasia only to recant her statement shortly thereafter.
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Joseph Stalin or Iosif Vissarionovich Stalin (Russian: Ио́сиф Виссарио́нович Ста́лин, pronounced [ˈjosʲɪf vʲɪsɐˈrʲonəvʲɪt͡ɕ ˈstalʲɪn]; born Ioseb Besarionis Dze Jugashvili, Georgian: იოსებ ბესარიონის ძე ჯუღაშვილი, pronounced [iɔsɛb bɛsɑriɔnis dzɛ dʒuɣɑʃvili]; 6/18 December 1878 – 5 March 1953), was the leader of the Soviet Union from the mid-1920s until his death in 1953.