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What is previous name for Stalingrad?

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Wiki User
09/29/2008

The city once called Stalingrad was originally called Tsaritsin (from 1598 until 1925). In 1925 it was renamed Stalingrad after Josef Stalin successfully defended it in 1918 during the Russian civil war (or revolution) In 1961 , after Stalin had fallen from grace, it was renamed again, this time as Volgograd after the river which flows through the city. It still has that name.