Leon Trotsky

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Noun1.Leon Trotsky - Russian revolutionary and Communist theorist who helped Lenin and built up the armyLeon Trotsky - 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)
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Yet just months earlier, this same Lev Trotsky had become a refugee expelled from Europe, writing obscure pamphlets and speeches, barely noticed outside a small circle of fellow travelers.
Lev Trotsky had, of course, been Stalin's great rival who lost the battle for Lenin's succession, was expelled from the Party in 1927, then was thrown out of the country in 1929.
Harrison moves to Virginia in the US to join a military school, but fate brings him back to Mexico and his life takes a turn when he joins the household of the famous muralist Diego Rivera, his young wife Frida Kahlo and exiled Bolshevik leader Lev Trotsky.