Ernesto ´´Che´´ Guevara

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Ernesto ´´Che´´ Guevara

  1. 1. ERNESTO ´´CHE´´ GUEVARA Rasmus Laan
  2. 2. CHE GUEVARA Marxist revolutionary   politician  author  physician  military theorist  guerrilla leader  A medic
  3. 3. EARLY LIFE June 14, 1928 in  Rosario, Argentina  Father was a supporter of Republicans  A great athlete  passionate about poetry and reading  A trip through South America
  4. 4. EXAMPLES AND MODELS Poetry   Bertrand Russell on love and patriotism  Jack London on society  Nietzsche on the idea of death
  5. 5. REVOLUTIONARY IDEAS He saw armed revolution as the solution to  social inequality  Travelled again through South America  Became friend with Fidel Castro  He came in close contact with poverty, hunger and disease
  6. 6. REVOLUTION IN CUBA quot;the best guerrilla of them  all“  November 25, 1956  Guevara became an essential part of the rebel army  Santa Clara on New Year´s Eve 1958  Havana On January 8, 1959
  7. 7. CAPTURE AND EXECUTION quot;Do not shoot! I am Che Guevara and worth  more to you alive than dead.“  Guevara was tied up and taken to a dilapidated mud schoolhouse on the night of October 7  Che as looking dreadful  Guevara was killed on October 9
  8. 8. LEGACY Nelson Mandela referred to him as quot;an  inspiration for every human being who loves freedom“  quot;not only an intellectual but also the most complete human being of our age.“  Beloved national hero to many in Cuba
  9. 9. THANK YOU FOR LISTENING!
  10. 10. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Che_Guevara   www.che-lives.com/  www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/COLDgueva ra.htm

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