Frantz Fanon, MD - A black native of the former French colony of Martinique, educated in France and assigned to a French colonial hospital in Algeria at the time of the revolution. he applied his psychiatric insights to the colonial society and decided that the parasitic colonial system must be overthrown to permit the health of the native population.
General Bellounis - The French colonial military official in charge of maintaining law and order in Algeria, and in charge of leading counter-offensives to the rebels.
Karl Marx - The social theoretician and political philosopher credited with the development of the communist manifesto, whose work and influence are mentioned in the book.
Nikita Kruschev - Former Soviet premier during the Cold War era famous for banging his shoe on the table at the United Nations and shouting: "We will bury you!" at the U.S. He is mentioned...
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