LEON TROTSKY  Communist Leon Trotsky helped ignite the Russian Revolution of 1917 and built the Red Army afterward. He was exiled (and possibly killed) by Joseph Stalin.

LEON TROTSKY Communist Leon Trotsky helped ignite the Russian Revolution of 1917 and built the Red Army afterward. He was exiled (and possibly killed) by Joseph Stalin. ~Via Deborah Rode

Leon Trotsky

November 1879 - Leon Trotsky a Russian Marxist revolutionary and theorist is born in Governorate, Russian Empire

Frida Kahlo

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“ Frida Kahlo de Rivera (July 1907 – July Magdalena Carmen Frieda Kahlo y Calderón) was a Mexican painter, born in Coyoacán. Perhaps best known for her self-portraits, Kahlo’s work is.

Frida Kahlo greets Leon Trotsky and his wife Ruth and provides safe harbor for the exiled communist leader at her "blue house" in Mexico.

Frida Kahlo greets Leon Trotsky and his wife Ruth and provides safe harbor for the exiled communist leader at her "blue house" in Mexico. (© Bettmann/CORBIS)

leon trotsky : Russian revolutionary and Communist theorist who helped Lenin and built up the army,

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1929 Print of 1918 Marxist Revolutionary Activist Leon Trotsky Portrait Photo

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The Blue House is Frida Kahlo's family home in Mexico City, now a museum. Part of Barbara Kingsolver's excllent novel, The Lacuna is set in this house.

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin (Владимир Ильич Ленин), born 22 April 1870, died 21 January 1924.  Russian Marxist revolutionary and politician who lead the Bolsheviks to revolution in 1917, and assumed leadership in the Soviet state from 1917 until his death in 1924.  Creator of Marxism-Leninism, the pragmatic Russian political philosophy of Communism.

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin (born 22 April died 21 January Russian Marxist revolutionary and politician who lead the Bolsheviks to revolution in and assumed leadership in the Soviet state from 1917 until his death in

Ramon Mercader, l'home del piolet: biografia de l'assassí de Trotsky / Eduard Puigventós López. Ara Llibres, 2015

Ramon Mercader, l'home del piolet: biografia de l'assassí de Trotsky / Eduard Puigventós López. Ara Llibres, 2015

Leon Trotsky - leader of The Bolsheviks

Leon (lev) trotsky, russian revolutionary, soviet communist leader, in mexico, aged mexican police portrait.

Yakov Sverdlov, president of the Russian Soviet Republic, sits at his desk in Moscow in a photo taken a few months after ordering the execution of the Romanovs.  Sverdlov only lasted eight months after ordering the execution of the Romanovs. On March 16, 1919, Sverdlov was visiting a Moscow factory, when a worker picked up a pipe and fatally beat him on the head.

Yakov Sverdlov, president of the Russian Soviet Republic, sits at his desk in Moscow in a photo taken a few months after ordering the execution of the Romanovs.

A young Leon Trotsky poses for a police photograph, 1898.

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A young Lev Bronshtein poses for a police photograph, During his time in prison and exile he would become a Marxist and adopt the pseudonym “Trotsky.

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