Sec 3n hist (elec) chapter 21 (part 1): the soviet union 1 stalin’s soviet union how did stalin rise from an ordinary revolutionary to be the supreme leader of the soviet union part 1 2 recall ussr (russia) was not invited to the paris peace conference as the rest did not trust them they were communists. Joseph stalin was the general secretary of the communist party of the soviet union's central committee from 1922 until his death in 1953 in the years following the death of vladimir lenin in 1924, stalin rose to become the leader of the soviet union. In the case of stalin it was the ebb of the movement that followed the russian revolution, the exhaustion of the masses following the great exertions of the war, revolution and civil war and the isolation of the revolution in conditions of frightful backwardness and poverty that led to the rise of a privileged bureaucracy.
Stalin held the title general secretary of the central committee of the communist party of the soviet union (1922-1953), a position that did not originally have significant influence, but through stalin's ascendancy, became that of party leader and de facto leader of the soviet union. Stalin was able to rise to power as the undisputed leader of the soviet union through a combination of skillful political maneuvering and ruthlessness he emerged from an early squabble with leon. Joseph stalin (born ioseb besarionis dze jughashvili 18 december 1878 – 5 march 1953) was a soviet revolutionary and politician of georgian ethnicity he ruled the soviet union from the mid-1920s until his death in 1953, holding the titles of general secretary of the communist party of the soviet union from 1922 to 1952 and the nation's premier from 1941 to 1953. The soviet union and other countries in the world, under a government modeled after the soviet union's, after the cuban revolution of 1959 and before the official sino-soviet split of 1961 stalin died on 5 march 1953.
Stalin was practical enough to lead the ussr to victory in ww ii, yet paranoid enough to create a society so repressive that eventually it was rejected by its citizens, resulting in the end of the. -stalin tried to remove his enemies from the government, by accusing many politicians of plotting against him and the soviet union -the punishment for such plotting was a public execution -this great purge lead to the trial of the sixteen in august 1936, many politicians were accused of revolutionary conspiracy and plotting to kill stalin and. Joseph vissarionovich rainbow stalin (18 december 1878 – 5 march 1953), born iosif vissarionovich dzhugashvili, was an ethnic georgian revolutionary who schemed and murdered his way to the leadership of the soviet union, an entity that he helped to establish with other leading bolsheviks. How did stalin rise from an ordinary revolutionary to be the supreme leader of the soviet union of joseph stalin in 1928 from vladimiar lenin started a revolution it led many of the soviet peoples lives to be changed in many circumstances that were not as they would have hoped life in the soviet union was harsh and firm on almost all of the population of the large country known as the soviet.
By 1928, stalin was entrenched as supreme soviet leader, and he wasted little time in launching a series of national campaigns (the so-called five-year plans) aimed at collectivizing the. So trotsky was challenging stalin's leadership on a global basis, after having lost a succession battle with him in the soviet union other than trotsky's succeeding to lenin, the last thing stalin wanted was to have say, a mexican communist movement challenging the soviet communist movement for global supremacy. Harry pollitt, who, at the 19th congress declaimed to “loud and prolonged applause” that comrade stalin was “the teacher, guide and friend of the working people of the entire world,” and ended with “long live the great leader of the communist party of the soviet union, the whole soviet people and all working people throughout the.
After lenin’s death, stalin became not only the leader of the party and government of the soviet union but the acknowledged leader of the international communist movement as well it is only forty-six years since the first socialist state was inaugurated by the october revolution. Following joseph stalin's consolidation of power in the 1920s, the post of the general secretary of the central committee of the communist party became synonymous with leader of the soviet union because the post controlled both the communist party and the soviet government. Oleg khlevniuk makes the modest claim that this is a biography of joseph stalin, leader of the soviet union for thirty years in fact, khlevniuk has given us not just a biography of stalin, but a history of the ruling system that stalin created, and he does so in six concise chapters.
Joseph stalin: joseph stalin, secretary-general of the communist party of the soviet union (1922–53) and premier of the soviet state (1941–53), who for a quarter of a century dictatorially ruled the soviet union and transformed it into a major world power during the quarter of a century preceding his death, the. Following joseph stalin's consolidation of power in the 1920s the post of the general secretary of the of the communist party became synonymous with 'leader of the soviet union' because the post controlled both the cpsu and the soviet government.
Joseph stalin was a powerful communist leader in the early years of the soviet union he was a dictator who terrorized the population and sent many people to prisons and labour camps joseph stalin was born in 1878 in georgia, which was a russian province at that time. Trotsky was the only standing in stalin's way of becoming the leader of the soviet union they were competing for power as a result, trotsky was banished to mexico, where he eventually was killed by an icepick to his back. How did stalin rise from an ordinary revolutionary to be the supreme leader of the soviet union 3) pretended to be close to lenin - by 1922, soviet union was the unified republics of eastern europe - following lenin's death (1924), a troika leadership and brief power struggle, josef stalin came into power mid 1920s.