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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He was exiled in 1917 and sentenced to death by Leon Trotsky but rescued amid protests.
1940: Leon Trotsky, exiled Bolshevik leader who found asylum in Mexico, died after being struck several blows on the head with an ice pick.
Mark, a nurse, has flown to Mexico City to see Leon Trotsky's memorial, South Dakota for Calamity Jane's burial site and Prague to stand next to Czech politician Alexander Dubcek's tombstone.
Si los procesos de Moscu tuvieron muchos aspectos brutales--hombres hasta entonces admirados por su valentia, teson e inteligencia confesaban haber participado de los crimenes mas atroces y la gran mayoria de ellos eran de inmediato fusilados sin que hubiese lugar a que ejercieran su derecho a la defense--, no menos brutal fue la persecucion del Estado sovietico contra un individuo en particular: Leon Trotsky (6).
Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky was expelled from the Communist Party over a failed campaign against Joseph Stalin.
| 1940: Leon Trotsky, pictured, exiled Bolshevik leader who found asylum in Mexico, died after being struck several blows on the head with an ice pick wielded by Ramon Mercader, an agent for Stalin.
Leon Trotsky 1959: Hawaii became the 50th state of the USA.
1940: Exiled Bolshevik leader Leon Trotsky, who found asylum in Mexico, died after being struck several blows on the head with an ice pick wielded by an agent for Stalin.
1940: Leon Trotsky, exiled Bolshevik leader who found asylum in Mexico, died after being struck on the head with an ice pick wielded by Ramon Mercader, an agent for Stalin.
ISLAMABAD -- The first ever Urdu translation of Leon Trotsky's The History of the Russian Revolution was launched at the National Press Club on Sunday.
TONY Blair has disclosed how he was inspired to enter politics by the example of the Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky.