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Che Guevara

Argentine Revolutionary Che Guevara

Full Name: Ernesto Rafael Guevara de la Serna
Profession: Argentine Revolutionary


Why Famous: Poster boy revolutionary

Born: June 14, 1928
Birthplace: Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Gemini

Died: October 9, 1967 (aged 39)
Cause of Death: Assassination

Married Life

  • 1955-09-18 Argentine Marxist revolutionary Che Guevara (27) weds Peruvian economist Hilda Gadea (34) in Mexico

Historical Events

  • 1953-07-07 Che Guevara sets out on a trip through Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, and El Salvador
  • 1964-12-11 Che Guevara speaks at the United Nations General Assembly in New York City. An unknown terrorist fires a mortar shell at the building during the speech.
  • 1967-10-08 Guerrilla leader Che Guevara and his men are captured in Bolivia.

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