Ernesto “Ché” Guevara - Research Article from Activists, Rebels and Reformers

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Born June 14, 1928
Rosario, Argentina
Died October 9, 1967
La Higuera, Bolivia

Cuban revolutionary and medical doctor

Ernesto “Ché” Guevara. Reproduced by permission of AP/Wide World Photos.

Ernesto “Ché” Guevara was born into a middle-class Argentinian family and was trained as a medical doctor. In his travels through Latin America, Guevara became convinced that the only way to alleviate the suffering of the impoverished masses of people was through armed revolution. His first experience with guerrilla warfare was in Cuba, where, together with Fidel Castro, he led a band of guerrilla fighters in overthrowing the U.S.-backed dictator Fulgencio Batista (1901–1973).

Guevara served as an official in the Cuban government for five years, after which he returned to the life of a guerrilla. He first supported revolutionary fighters in Africa, then organized a guerrilla force in Bolivia. Guevara was captured and executed by a Bolivian army squad...

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