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Generalissimos: Joseph Stalin, Francisco Franco, Chiang Kai-Shek, Sun Yat-Sen, Henry III of France, Charles XIV John of Sweden, John C

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Published August 31st 2011
ISBN : 9781157715634
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132 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 131. Chapters: Joseph Stalin, Francisco Franco, Chiang Kai-shek, Sun Yat-sen, Henry III of France, Charles XIV JohnMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 131. Chapters: Joseph Stalin, Francisco Franco, Chiang Kai-shek, Sun Yat-sen, Henry III of France, Charles XIV John of Sweden, John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, Charles X Gustav of Sweden, Ferdinand Foch, Miguel of Portugal, Kim Il-sung, John of Austria, J zef Poniatowski, Antonio L pez de Santa Anna, Alexander Suvorov, Francisco de Miranda, Louis, Grand Cond, Henri de la Tour dAuvergne, Vicomte de Turenne, Albrecht von Wallenstein, Jean-de-Dieu Soult, Baldomero Espartero, Prince of Vergara, Henry I, Duke of Guise, Jos Mar a Morelos, M ximo G mez, Maurice Gamelin, Lennart Torstenson, Claude Louis Hector de Villars, Aleksandr Danilovich Menshikov, Duke Anthony Ulrich of Brunswick, Ignacio Allende, Jerzy Ossoli?ski, Generalissimo, Ihsan Nuri, Fyodor Romodanovsky, Aleksei Shein, Pietro Loredan. Excerpt: Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin (18 December 1878 - 5 March 1953) was the Premier of the Soviet Union from 6 May 1941 to 5 March 1953. He was among the Bolshevik revolutionaries who brought about the October Revolution and had held the position of first General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Unions Central Committee from 1922 until his death in 1953. While formally the office of the General Secretary was elective and was not initially regarded as the top position in the Soviet state, after Vladimir Lenins death in 1924, Stalin managed to consolidate more and more power in his hands, gradually putting down all opposition groups within the party. This included Leon Trotsky, the Red Army organizer, proponent of world revolution, and principal critic of Stalin among the early Soviet leaders, who was exiled from the Soviet Union in 1929. Instead, Stalins idea of socialism in one country became the primary line of the Soviet politics. In 1928, Stalin replaced the New Economic Policy of the 1920s with a highly cent...