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Che Guevara

  1. 1. Cheguevara<br />1<br />
  2. 2. The life of a single human being is worth a million times more than all the property of the richest man on earth.<br />2<br />
  3. 3. Ernesto Guevara de la Serna<br />Early Life.<br /> Motor Cycle Journey.<br />A Life-time struggle.<br />His Death.<br />Guevara & Egypt.<br />Legacy.<br />How to be a Guevarian.<br />3<br />
  4. 4. Early Life<br /><ul><li>Born in Rosario, Argentina June 14, 1928.
  5. 5. The eldest of five children.
  6. 6. Acute asthma at the age of two.
  7. 7. Guevara the athlete.
  8. 8.  Guevara the artist.</li></ul>4<br />
  9. 9. Early Life<br />An affinity for the poor.<br />An eclectic reader. <br />A passion for poetry.<br />Studying medicine in Buenos Aires.<br />Disqualified for military service.<br />Impact of His mother going to jail and being tortured.<br />5<br />
  10. 10. Motor Cycle Journey<br />“The highest forms of human solidarity and loyalty arise among such lonely and desperate people.”<br />Che Guevara<br />1st expedition, 1950:<br />-A 4,500 km solo trip through northern Argentina.<br /><ul><li>2nd journey, 1951:</li></ul>-A nine-month 8,000 km trek through South America.<br /><ul><li>3rd journey with Alberto Granado:</li></ul>-Volunteering at a Leper colony in Peru.<br />6<br />
  11. 11. Motor Cycle Journey<br />A close contact with poverty, hunger, and disease.<br />Impressed by love between desperate people.<br />“The Motorcycle Diaries”.<br /> Received his medical degree in June 1953 upon return.<br />7<br />
  12. 12. A Life-time Struggle<br />After a long travel, settling down in Guatemala.<br />Meeting Hilda Gadea & Fidel Castro.<br />Joining the armed militia organized by the Communist Youth.<br />Origin of name “Che”.<br />8<br />
  13. 13. A Life-time Struggle<br />“It was Guatemala which finally convinced him of the necessity for armed struggle and for taking the initiative against imperialism. By the time he left, he was sure of this.” Gadea<br />Hilda arrested and Che marked for murder!<br />Out to Mexico.<br />Married Hilda in 1955.<br />9<br />
  14. 14. A Life-time Struggle<br /><ul><li> Joining Guerrilla Warfare.
  15. 15. Cuban revolution.
  16. 16. Posts:
  17. 17. Governor of the National Bank.
  18. 18. Minister of industry.
  19. 19. Ambassador for Cuba.
  20. 20. He marriedAleidaMarch de la Torre.
  21. 21. Trying to make a revolution in Bolivia.</li></ul>10<br />
  22. 22. His Death<br />LAST WORDS: “I know you have come to kill me. Shoot, coward! You are only going to kill a man.”<br />11<br /><ul><li> On October 9, 1967, at the age of 39,</li></ul>Guevara was captured and killed in La Higuera by the Bolivian army<br />
  23. 23. Che Guevara with President GamalAbd El-Naser<br />Guevara & Egypt<br />12<br />
  24. 24. Guevara & Egypt<br />Che Guevara visited Egypt in October 1965. <br />He had fraternal relations with President GamalAbd El-Naser.<br />Many writers, poets and singers wrote songs about the Che.<br />13<br />
  25. 25. Legacy<br />14<br />
  26. 26. Legacy<br />15<br />Since his death, Guevara has become a legendary political figure.<br /> His name and images are often equated with rebellion, revolution, and socialism.<br /> So the Che lives on as an immortal source of <br />inspiration  to the attainment of independent<br />nationalism.<br />
  27. 27. How to be a Guevarian<br />16<br />“If you tremble with indignation at every injustice, then you are a comrade of mine.”<br />Che Guevara<br />
  28. 28. Any Questions?<br />17<br />
  29. 29. 18<br />Thank you<br />