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Tito Doing Stuff

Former Yugoslavian dictator Tito has a Tumblr! See sample photos here!

Josip Broz Tito was the leader of a unified Yugoslavia from the end of the Second World War until he died in 1980. He was a popular figure in his homeland, first because he helped drive out the Nazis in World War II, then because he defied both the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. in the period known as the Cold War, pursuing his own path to a socialist federation.

I was in Yugoslavia in 1982, just two years after the great Tito died from an infection. Everywhere you went there were reminders of Tito. Every store sold Tito merchandise, and I left Belgrade with my very own Tito key ring.

Tito still has his fans, as you can see from the Tumblr site Tito Doing Stuff. Here are some sample photos (without the witty captions — do go see the site):

Tito with Orson Welles Tito and a funny hat Tito glitter-bombs his wife Tito jabbing with his cane Tito looking like he just got off a

Tito smoking a cigar like a Bond movie villainTito with Yasser Arafat, getting ready to wrassle

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