Who is Leon Trotsky?

  • (noun): Russian revolutionary and Communist theorist who helped Lenin and built up the army; he was ousted from the Communist Party by Stalin and eventually assassinated in Mexico (1879-1940).
    Synonyms: Trotsky, Lev Davidovich Bronstein

Leon Trotsky

Leon Trotsky (Russian: Лев Троцкий, ; 7 November 1879 – 21 August 1940), born Lev Davidovich Bronshtein, was a Russian Marxist revolutionary and theorist, Soviet politician, and the founder and first leader of the Red Army.

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... Leon Trotsky (Russian Лeв Давидович Трóцкий) was a Ukrainian-born Bolshevik revolutionary and Marxist theorist ... Trotsky was expelled from the Communist Party and deported from the Soviet Union in the Great Purge ... agent who used an ice axe to fatally stab Trotsky ...
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... During this period, he became a friend to Leon Trotsky ... Friedrich Engels Peter Kropotkin Rosa Luxemburg Karl Liebknecht Antonio Gramsci Vladimir Lenin Leon Trotsky Joseph Stalin Kim Il-Sung Mao Zedong Ho Chi Minh Palmiro Togliatti Josip Broz Tito Che ... Cannon and backed by Leon Trotsky, defending the Soviet Union as a degenerated workers state against the incursions of imperialism ...
American Committee For The Defense Of Leon Trotsky - History
... In March 1937, The American Committee for the Defense of Leon Trotsky initiated the so-called Dewey Commission (officially the "Commission of Inquiry into the ... above, conducted thirteen hearings at Trotsky's home in Coyoacan, Mexico, D.F ... Leon Trotsky was defended by the lawyer Albert Goldman ...
Café Central
... von Hofmannsthal, Anton Kuh, Adolf Loos, Leo Perutz, Alfred Polgar and Leon Trotsky ... In January 1913 alone, Josip Broz Tito, Sigmund Freud, Adolf Hitler, Vladimir Lenin, and Leon Trotsky (the latter two being regulars) were patrons of the establishment ... Bronstein (Leon Trotsky) sitting over there at the Cafe Central?" The cafè was the inspiration for The Chestnut Tree in George Orwell's novel 1984 among other things, it is recalled as having catered to ...
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... Opposition Problems of the Chinese Revolution Terrorism and Communism The Case of Leon Trotsky The First Five Years of the Communist International, Volume 1 The First Five ...

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    Old age is the most unexpected of all things that happen to a man.
    Leon Trotsky (1879–1940)

    The slanders poured down like Niagara. If you take into consideration the setting—the war and the revolution—and the character of the accused—revolutionary leaders of millions who were conducting their party to the sovereign power—you can say without exaggeration that July 1917 was the month of the most gigantic slander in world history.
    —Leon Trotsky (1879–1940)