Joseph Stalin

Joseph Stalin

"Death solves all problems—no man, no problem" was an ominous phrase spoken by Josef Stalin, born December 18, 1878.

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from British Pathé

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Key Facts In This Video

  • 1

    Joseph Stalin was born December 18, 1879. (0:15)

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    Stalin was a ruthless and feared leader in Russia. (2:09)

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    In 1949, the former Soviet Union had the power to unleash nuclear weapons under Stalin's direction. (2:56)

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from US National Archives

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from Stanford University

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