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Some of the popular political leaders were Benito Mussolini and Joseph Stalin. Both leaders share the commonality of experiencing the climax of their political live between the 1920s and the 1950s. Thus, the regime was between the end of the First World War and the end of the Second World War. Their regimes show some sought of comparability though there is some difference in the way their performed their leadership roles. This research depicts the comparison and contrast of the leadership traits of Mussolini and Stalin.
Each of these iconic leaders had a very promising past. For instance, Mussolini was a political journalist. His zeal to express anger through violence dates from the moments he was a young (Neville 53). His violent approach to the rest of the students is very compatible with the political life he engineered. A similar episode accrues to Stalin, a renowned dictator in Russia. His childhood was amplified by violence and brutality towards the rest of the children and students at the school. Arguably, the aspect of being dictators commences prior to the leadership regimes that get analyzed with regards to these leaders (Service 400).
Initially, Mussolini was not a Fascist. His father was a socialist. Thus, his father gave him a name commemorating the Mexican president Benito. All his names came from socialists. However, his later experience of being in the Italian army must have facilitated some changes in him (Neville 132). Resuming to his earlier career as a teacher facilitated his active preaching of violent revolution. In fact, he gave praise to a communist Karl Marx. He was against any element of patriotism.
It was this attitude that fostered Mussolini to start the fascist party that played a paramount role in drafting his future leadership. His initiated fascist squads performed perilous activities across the country such as killing approximately 2000 political opponents (Neville 95). They also
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Described as the greatest dissertation ever on power, The Prince explore various theories necessary to establish power and maintain it even if it mean being brutal. The basic point of Machiavelli is, just ruler controlling good men in a fantasy. Since, men do not live morally in reality, evil means are sometimes necessary to acquire power and preserve it for the well-being of the mob.
His father worked for village shop and shoe factory that enabled him to focus on his craftsmanship though Stalin’s dejected childhood is mostly attributed to him for the misery caused by frequent physical beatings of his son. Despite being a peasant woman, on the other hand, the mother of Stalin dreamed for him at teenage youth to aspire for priesthood so that she eventually sent him to a school of theology at Tpilisi (Tiflis) where he could study as a seminarian and serve in the ministry afterwards (Joseph Stalin Biography).
Starting from the Russian Association of Proletarian Musicians (RAPM) which dominated the Russian musical scene in the late 1920s till the early 1930s, to the Shostakovich era, the Russian musical scene has been either in support or opposition to the government. The RAPM for example had a manifesto that was meant to reflect the psychology and the desires of the proletariats (Edmunds 2000, p.78). The RAPM until its disbandment also specialized in composing music that was conservative in nature and at times wrote instrumental music and performed mass songs.
However, this essay will focus on what is referred to as the Matteotti Crisis and the means by which Mussolini was able to transcend it and become the Italian dictator from 1922 to 1945.
Benito Mussolini was born Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini on July 29, 1883 in northeast Italy in a town called Varnano dei Costa near Predappio to blacksmith Alessandro Mussolini and schoolteacher Rosa Maltoni.
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The research tells that the phenomenon of Joseph Stalin has no analogies in world history, as he his personality cannot be compared to Mao Zedung, Pol Pot, Adi Amin and other bloody dictators. Most of other bloody dictators stood at the foundation of their regimes, they were the leaders who led the country to them. Stalin wasn’t.
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