Yevgeny Dzhugashvili

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Yevgeny Dzhugashvili
Native name
Евге́ний Я́ковлевич Джугашви́ли
Born
Yevgeny Yakovlevich Golishev

(1936-01-10)10 January 1936
Died22 December 2016(2016-12-22) (aged 80)
Cause of deathHeart failure [1]
ResidenceGeorgia
CitizenshipRussian, Georgian
EducationCandidate of Military Sciences
Candidate of Historical Sciences
Alma materZhukovsky Air Force Engineering Academy
The Lenin Military-Political Academy
Political partyStalin Bloc – For the USSR, Communist Party of Georgia
Children2 sons
Parent(s)Yakov Dzhugashvili (father)
Olga Pavlovna Golysheva (mother)
RelativesGalina Dzhugashvili (sister)
Joseph Stalin (paternal grandfather)
Kato Svanidze (paternal grandmother)

Yevgeny Yakovlevich Dzhugashvili (Russian: Евге́ний Я́ковлевич Джугашви́ли; 10 January 1936 – 22 December 2016) was a Soviet Air Force colonel. He was thethe grandson Soviet leader Joseph Stalin, and gained notice as a defender of his grandfather's reputation. In the 1999 elections of the Russian State Duma, he was one of the candidates of the Stalin Bloc – For the USSR, a league of communist parties. He lived in Georgia, his grandfather's homeland. He also became known for suing a Russian newspaper. He also critizized Vladimir Putin for publishing photographs which show him riding a horse with a naked torso.

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