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How Joseph Stalin Was Even More Evil Than You Think

Joseph Stalin once claimed that "if only one man dies of hunger, that is a tragedy. If millions die, that's only [a] statistic," per The Oxford Reference. The horrifying quote probably gives one of the best insights into the creepy mind of one of the 20th century's most lethal dictators. As detailed by Biography, Stalin first began his rise to power in 1922, when he was appointed to the office of general secretary of the Communist Party — a position that was created following the demise of...

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    How Joseph Stalin Was Even More Evil Than You Think - Grunge

    How Joseph Stalin Was Even More Evil Than You Think - Grunge

    Joseph Stalin once claimed that "if only one man dies of hunger, that is a tragedy. If millions die, that's only [a] statistic," per The Oxford Reference. The horrifying quote probably gives one of the best insights into the creepy mind of one of the 20th century's most lethal dictators. As detailed by Biography, Stalin first began his rise to power in 1922, when he was...

    What Really Happened After Joseph Stalin Died?

    What Really Happened After Joseph Stalin Died?

    While in practice, Vladimir Lenin was far from a humanitarian ruler, even he recognized the danger posed by Joseph Stalin as the potential leader of the Soviet Union. While the two worked together in overthrowing the Czar and the following provisional government, they frequently found themselves at odds on both a personal and ideological basis. Even on his deathbed...

    Why Stalin Plotted To Have John Wayne Killed

    Why Stalin Plotted To Have John Wayne Killed

    John Wayne is synonymous with a specific fantasy: a Hollywood version of the American West where the cowboys are as rugged as the landscapes. But, one chapter of Wayne's real-life reads like a Cold War spy thriller. Some say a Soviet plot carried out many attempts to assassinate the outspokenly anti-communist celebrity...

    Here's What Happened To The Bodies Of These Dictators

    Here's What Happened To The Bodies Of These Dictators

    It's often a historic event when an infamous dictator dies. After years of total and often violent control over a populace, the deaths of such figures leave their fervent supporters mourning and those who've suffered under their rule relieved or even celebratory. Some dictators have died at the hands of those they oppressed and others have simply passed away of...

    The Most Cold-Blooded Rulers In History - Grunge

    The Most Cold-Blooded Rulers In History - Grunge

    Getting ahead as a ruler can be pretty hard. Whether you're considering the kings and queens of the past or the world leaders of today, there are certain factors that are nearly always in play. Everyone around the ruler wants power, it seems, and are often willing to stoop to some serious lows and backhanded tactics to get it...

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