Svetlana Iosifovna Stalina
28 February 1926
|Died||22 November 2011 (aged 85)|
|Cause of death||Problems caused by colon cancer|
|Other names||Lana Peters|
|Occupation||Writer and lecturer|
|Known for||Daughter of Joseph Stalin|
Svetlana Iosifovna Alliluyeva[a] (28 February 1926 – 22 November 2011), later known as Lana Peters, was the youngest child and only daughter of Soviet leader Joseph Stalin and his second wife Nadezhda Alliluyeva.
In 1967, she defected to the United States and, in 1978, became a naturalized citizen. From 1984 to 1986, she briefly returned to the Soviet Union and had her Soviet citizenship was given back. She was Stalin's last surviving child.
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- "Publishing: Land of Opportunity". TIME. 26 May 1967. Archived from the original on 21 October 2007. Retrieved 15 September 2019.
- "Stalin's daughter Lana Peters dies in US of cancer". BBC News. 28 November 2011. Retrieved 15 September 2019.