Top Ten Greatest Revolutionaries of the Modern WorldPeople who fought for a change in government, independence, etc.
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Lenin named Trotsky as his replacement, Stalin just stole the seat of power right from under Trotsky after Lenin died
Kicked-off a reign of terror that began in the early 20th century, and hasn't ended yet.
He did do quite a lot for Russia, but here's the major flaw.
He hired Stalin, and named him as his replacement
You know he was a psychotic mass murderer, right?
Didn't take a lot of "courage," slaughtering unarmed people.
And just what was it you think "he stood for? "
Or do you just think and speak in mindless platitudes?
I love Che Guevara for what he stood for and the courage he had
A pretty damn ballsy revolutionary, since he was going up against the Peronist party
A lso, a badass, because here are his last words before he died
"I know you are here to kill me. Shoot, you are only going to kill a man" basically saying that you may have killed me, but the things iv'e done will never die
A quote referring to Che
"Che's life is an inspiration for every human being who loves freedom. We will always honor his memory"
Who said that, you ask?
Murdered 60 million of his own people.
Those estimations are according to anticommunist propaganda.First official census in China was done in 1975.
Most inspired revolutioner of the 20th century
He took down Batista who was a mass murderer. He was a man who promoted liberty and did so for his people. As some of us already know, Anti-communist propaganda ruined his image for some people.
List of good things he's done:
- Took down Batista and exiled him. Notice how Fidel's arch nemesis was exiled, not brutally tortured nor murdered. Do you still believe that he tortured his own people to death when he spared his own enemy?
- Set up a communist government for the benefit of the Cuban people. What counted was the intention. He did so because he thought that communism can restore balance between everyone living within Cuba. Although it came with its disadvantages such as strict control over businesses, it gave the country an amazing health system, a reduction of illiteracy, and went against racism.
- He defended his country from the USA. In 1961, under the order of JFK, the Bay of Pigs Invasion was set into motion. Fidel became communist and that's the only ...more - NoobTuber
Fidel Castro liberated Cuba from Batista's rule. He did what he thought was right for his country and has done way more than what most leaders did for their countries.
He was one of a few really great communist leaders of the 20th century.
He's surely the greatest of our lifetimes.
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