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Name: Ernesto "Che" Guevara
Born: 14th June 1928
Birth Place: Rosaria, Argentina
Famous For: Symbol of
Who he was?
Argentine Marxist revolutionary
He was passionate about poetry,
especially that of Pablo Neruda and John
He was an enthusiastic reader, with
interests including Carl Marx and William
Additional he enjoyed the works of
Jawaharlal Nehru, Vladimir Lenin, Robert
Forst and Franz Kafta.
Che changes so many schools as his
family moved from place to place.
In 1948, he entered, the University of
Buenos Aires to study medicine.
In 1953, he graduated from the
university, where he was trained as a
The Motorcycle Diaries
“This isn't a tale of heroic feats. It's about two lives
running parallel for a while, with common aspirations
and similar dreams.”
On December 1951 Che and his
partner Alberto Granado took a trip to
south America by a motorcycle.
Their goal was spending a few weeks
volunteering at the San Pablo Leper
colony in Peru.
Dairy of 8 months
June. 23 - July 13 1952 @ Columbia
June. 14 - July 26, 1952 @ Venezuala
Late July 1952 @ United States
On July 7, 1953 the journey continues again to
Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Panama, Costa Rica,
Nicaragua, Honduras and El Salvador.
After Witnessing American intervention in
Guatemala in 1954, Che realigned and become
convinced that the only way to bring about
change way by violent revolution.
“ I was born in Argentina, I fought in Cuba, and I began
to be a revolutionary in Guatemala."
July 26 movement
On 2 Dec, 1956 an organized group of
82 revolutionaries including Che and
Castro landed in Cuba and launched a
guerilla war against the hated Batista
Castro make Che, the commander.
On 1-2 Jan 1959, the fall of the hated
Batista regime, who was a US puppet
considered by Che.
After the Revolution
He travelled Africa, Asia, Yogoslavia
On July 15 he flies to Japan visit
Oct 7 , Head of Industry Department
Nov 26 , named President of national
"Guerra de Guerrillas“ is book written
by Che, about fighting days.
Oct to Feb 1961, he Travelled to
China, Czechosolvakia and
Back to Cuba
In march 1966, he had to leave congo
and went back to Cuba
From March to June he travelled
through Uruguay, Brazil, Paraguay,
Argentina and Bolivia.
The Set of the Sun
March 23, 1967 the gorilla defeated the
Bolivian army in their first unexpected battle.
Oct 8, the battle in Quebrada de yoru took
Following day, Bolivian government
announced that Che had been executed.
Oct 15, Fidel Castro officially accepted Che's
"I know you are
here to kill me. Shoot
coward you're only
going to kill a man"
Failure in Bolivia
Working class Bolivians were happy with
The hungry eyes of common people made
Quite impossible to get victory of socialist
revolution in a foreign country.
Without food and medicines for a year
wandering in jungles, made the guerillas half
The sun still shines
He is lord of modern revolution.
He was god for common poor people.
The icon of anti capitalism & social liberation.
Hero of third world socialist nations.
The greatest inspiring leader for the youths of all
His holy sacrifice
A saint or sinner?
Che was always known to be a
strict disciplinarian and he was
almost known to be tyrannical,
but that is how one should be
when one is a warrior of a
Somebody describes Che as "the
killing machine" but from my
point of view he just followed
Gandhijiee's words "do or die"
A man , many qualities.
A great revolutionary.
A true politician.
An awesome author.
A kind hearted physician.
A military theorist.
An inspiring leader of world
Autobiography & Biography
• Che Guevara
-- David Sanderson
• Che Guevara : a
-- Jon Lee
• I, Che Guevara
-- John Blackthorn