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  List of places named after Stalin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
During Joseph Stalin's rule (1922-1953), many places, mostly cities, in the Soviet Union and other communist countries were named or renamed in honor of him as part of the cult of personality.
Most of these places had their names changed back to the original ones shortly after the 20th Congress of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union in 1956, or after the beginning of destalinization in 1961.
In some countries, including those in the West, there are streets, squares, etc. named after Stalingrad (and hence indirectly after Stalin), in honor of the courage shown by the defenders at the battle of Stalingrad against Nazi Germany.
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 List of places named after Lenin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of places, mostly in the former Soviet Union or other formerly communist countries, named or renamed in honor of Vladimir Ulyanov, better known as Lenin.
Petersburg, retains its Soviet-era name as of 2005
List of city name changes in Russia and Soviet Union
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 Joseph Stalin - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Stalin was born in Gori, Georgia, to a cobbler named Vissarion Jughashvili.
Stalin and his supporters, in his own time and since, have highlighted the notion that socialism can be built and consolidated in just one country, even one as underdeveloped as Russia was during the 1920s, and indeed that this might be the only means in which it could be built in a hostile environment.
While Stalin's social and economic policies laid the foundations for the USSR's emergence as a superpower, the harshness in which he conducted Soviet affairs was subsequently repudiated by his successors in the Communist Party leadership, notably the denunciation of Stalinism by Nikita Khrushchev in February 1956.
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 Wikinfo | Joseph Stalin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Stalin was born in the town of Gori, Georgia, to a cobbler named Vissarion Jughashvili.
Stalin's involvement with the socialist movement (or, to be more exact, the branch of it that would later grow into the communist movement) began at seminary school, from which he was expelled in 1899 after failing to appear at scheduled examinations.
Stalin, as the head of the Politburo, consolidated near-absolute power in the 1930s with the Great Purge against his (suspected) political and ideological opponents, culminating in the extermination of the majority of the original Bolshevik Central Committee, and over half of the largely pliant delegates of the 17th Party Congress in January 1934.
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 Joseph Stalin - Psychology Central   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Stalin is generally considered to have molded the features that characterized the Soviet regime from the era of his rule to its collapse in 1991 — though Maoists, anti-revisionists and some others say he was actually the last legitimate socialist in the Soviet Union's history.
Stalin's involvement with the socialist movement (or, to be more exact, the branch of it that later became the communist movement) began at the seminary.
After West Germany was formed by the union of the three Western occupation zones, the Soviets declared East Germany a separate country in 1949, ruled by the communists.
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 Joseph Stalin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Stalin was born in the town of Gori, Georgia, to a cobbler named Vissarion (Beso) Dzhugashvili.
Although his mother desired (even after he was leader of the Soviet Union) that he be a priest, attending a seminary was not because of any religious vocation but because it was one of the few educational opportunities available as the Czarist government was leary of establishing a university in Georgia.
Stalin is also reported to have used at least a dozen other names for the purpose of secret communications, but for obvious reasons most of them remain unknown.
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 List of reference tables - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This is a list of reference tables, similar to the collection of reference tables found at the back of almanacs, dictionaries and encyclopedias (or an index of them, if they're scattered throughout the work).
List of toponyms (with names derived from a place or region)
List of monasteries dissolved by Henry VIII of England
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 Volgograd - Psychology Central   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The name change typifies the way in which a role much larger than he actually played in the Russian Revolution of 1917 became attributed to Stalin retroactively.
Under Stalin, the city became heavily industrialised and was developed as a centre of heavy industry and trans-shipment by rail and river.
For the heroism shown during the battle, Stalingrad was awarded the title Hero City in 1945, and King George VI of the United Kingdom awarded the citizens of Stalingrad a jewelled sword in appreciation of the bravery that they had shown.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Stalingrad   (718 words)

  
 Joseph Stalin - dKosopedia
Stalin molded the features that characterized the new Soviet regime; his policies, based on Marxist-Leninist ideology, are often considered to represent a political and economic system called Stalinism, an ideology widely regarded as one of the foremost historical examples of totalitarianism.
Image:Stalin.jpg In 1912 Stalin was co-opted to the Bolshevik Central Committee at the Prague Party Conference.
Template:Note According to the birth register of the Uspensky church in Gori, Georgia, Stalin was born on December 6 1878.
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 Cult of personality / Publications / Art-gallery "Dyvo". Ukrainian Fine and Soviet Art
The term was coined by Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev soon after the death of Joseph Stalin, but the phenomenon as such is much older.
To justify this level of worship, both Mao and Stalin tried to present themselves as personally humble and modest, and would often characterize their vast personality cults as nothing more than a spontaneous show of affection by their people.
Stalin in particular used this excuse to justify the Communist Party’s massive campaign of renaming things in his honor (see List of places named after Stalin).
www.oratta.com.ua /en/article/Cult_of_personality_soviet   (850 words)

  
 Asteroid named after ‘Hitchhiker’ humorist - Space News - MSNBC.com
The names are traditionally proposed by a particular asteroid's discoverer.
We proposed the name to Brian Marsden, the Minor Planet Center's director and the secretary for the naming committee — and Marsden was tickled by the idea.
Some names had to be rejected this time around because they took the form of unpronounceable acronyms, running afoul of the IAU's rules.
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List of state capitals and former capital cities in the United States
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List of winners of the Nobel prize for economics
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