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  The height of Joseph Stalin - 1.71 metres (5 feet 7,5 inches)  
  source 1  
  Information card from the files of the Tsarist secret police in Saint Petersburg (1911, 1913)
"Height 1 metres 74 centimetres..." (in Russian)
Information card from the files of the Tsarist secret police in Baku (1910)
"Height 1 metres 69 centimetres..." (in Russian)

     
 
  source 2  
  Stalin, clinical record
"I.V. Stalin, 46 age, Height 171, Weight 70 kg"

"White and dirty stains of history" by Ivan Chigirin, 2008 (in Russian)
 
  source 3  
  "JOHNSON: Did you get the feeling in 1945 that Stalin was a paranoid type character?
GRAHAM: No, but before I met him, I had thought he was a large man. I thought he would be a great big huge person, but no, he wasn't at all. He and Hitler were about the same height, approximately five feet, eight."

Oral History Interview with Wallace H. Graham,
President Truman's personal White House physician, 1989
 
  source 4  
  He was examined by a prison doctor Eliava, leaving the first physical description of Stalin (short and as it turns out, INCORRECT): "Height 2 archins, 4 1/2 vershoks..." (162 cm)

"Stalin and His Hangmen", by Donald Rayfield, 2006
 
     
 
 

Joseph Stalin

 
  height of Stalin  
  1.71 metres   (5 ft 7,5 in)  
  1878 - 1953  
  Leader of the Soviet Union  
 
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