Ernesto Guevara





Ernesto Guevara

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born
in Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina
June 14, 1928

died
October 09, 1967

gender
male

genre

influences


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Ernesto "Che" Guevara, commonly known as El Che or simply Che, was a Marxist revolutionary, physician, author, intellectual, guerrilla leader, diplomat, and military theorist. A major figure of the Cuban Revolution, since his death Guevara's stylized visage has become an ubiquitous countercultural symbol and global icon within popular culture.

His belief in the necessity of world revolution to advance the interests of the poor prompted his involvement in Guatemala's social reforms under President Jacobo Arbenz, whose eventual CIA-assisted overthrow solidified Guevara's radical ideology. Later, while living in Mexico City, he met Raúl and Fidel Castro, joined their movement, and travelled to Cuba with the intention of overthrowing the U.S.-ba...more


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More books by Ernesto Guevara…
“Many will call me an adventurer, and that I am...only one of a different sort: one who risks his skin to prove his truths.”
Ernesto Guevara

“If you tremble with indignation at every injustice then you are a comrade of mine.”
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“We cannot be sure of having something to live for unless we are willing to die for it.”
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