Leon Trotsky





Leon Trotsky


Born
in Kherson, Ukraine
November 07, 1879

Died
August 21, 1940

Genre

Influences


See also Лев Троцкий

Leon Trotsky was a Bolshevik revolutionary and Marxist theorist. He was one of the leaders of the Russian October Revolution, second only to Vladimir Lenin. During the early days of the Soviet Union, he served first as People's Commissar for Foreign Affairs and later as the founder and commander of the Red Army and People's Commissar of War. He was also among the first members of the Politburo.

After leading a failed struggle of the Left Opposition against the policies and rise of Joseph Stalin in the 1920s and the increasing role of bureaucracy in the Soviet Union, Trotsky was expelled from the Communist Party and deported from the Soviet Union. An early advocate of Red Army intervention against European fascism, Trotsky
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“The end may justify the means as long as there is something that justifies the end.”
Leon Trotsky, Their Morals and Ours

“Everything is relative in this world, where change alone endures.”
Leon Trotsky

“A means can be justified only by its end. But the end in its turn needs to be justified.”
Leon Trotsky, Their Morals and Ours

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