Che Guevara





Che Guevara

Author profile


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

died
October 09, 1967

gender
male

genre

influences


About this author

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


Average rating: 3.79 · 23,325 ratings · 1,270 reviews · 155 distinct works · Similar authors
The Motorcycle Diaries: Not...
by
3.79 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 17,003 ratings — published 1993 — 78 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Guerrilla Warfare
by
3.63 of 5 stars 3.63 avg rating — 1,709 ratings — published 1960 — 54 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Bolivian Diary: Authori...
by
3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 1,311 ratings — published 1387 — 65 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Reminiscences of the Cuban ...
by
3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 755 ratings — published 1963 — 38 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
مذكرات أرنستو تشي جيفارا
by
4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 374 ratings — published 1967 — 12 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Back on the Road (Otra Vez)...
by
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 361 ratings — published 2000 — 15 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The African Dream: The Diar...
by
3.68 of 5 stars 3.68 avg rating — 256 ratings — published 1994 — 11 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Che Guevara Reader: Writing...
by
3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 191 ratings — published 1997 — 7 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Che Guevara Speaks
4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 154 ratings — published 2005 — 6 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Self Portrait Che Guevara
by
4.29 of 5 stars 4.29 avg rating — 131 ratings — published 2003
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Che 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.”
Che Guevara

“If you tremble with indignation at every injustice then you are a comrade of mine.”
Che Guevara

“We cannot be sure of having something to live for unless we are willing to die for it.”
Che Guevara

Topics Mentioning This Author