Kato Svanidze

Kato Svanidze

When Joseph Stalin's first wife Kato Svanidze died, he was so overcome with grief that he threw himself into her grave during the funeral. Later, secret policemen arrived at the funeral, looking for Stalin (at the time a wanted fugitive) and he was forced to flee the service early by jumping the graveyard’s fence.

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