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About Leon Trotsky
Leon Trotsky (Lev Davidovich Bronshtein) was a Soviet politician.
He is best known as the founder and first leader of the Red Army. He gained the title of People's Commissar of Military and Naval Affairs.
He joined the Bolsheviks before the 1917 October Revolution and he became a leader of the Russian Social Democratic Labour Party. The same year, he became one of the 7 members of the first Politburo, along with Lenin, Zinoviev, Kamenev, Stalin, Sokolnikov and Bubnov.
He was expelled from the Communist Party and exiled from the Soviet Union in 1929.
His Personal Life
He was married 2 times and he had 4 children. He was assassinated at the age of 60 in Mexico by Spanish-born Soviet agent Ramón Mercader.
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Famous quotes by Leon Trotsky
Learning carries within itself certain dangers because out of necessity one has to learn from one's enemies.Leon Trotsky
Life is not an easy matter... You cannot live through it without falling into frustration and cynicism unless you have before you a great idea which raises you above personal misery, above weakness, above all kinds of perfidy and baseness.Leon Trotsky
Old age is the most unexpected of all things that happen to a man.Leon Trotsky
The depth and strength of a human character are defined by its moral reserves. People reveal themselves completely only when they are thrown out of the customary conditions of their life, for only then do they have to fall back on their reserves.Leon Trotsky
The historic ascent of humanity, taken as a whole, may be summarized as a succession of victories of consciousness over blind forces - in nature, in society, in man himself.Leon Trotsky
There are no absolute rules of conduct, either in peace or war. Everything depends on circumstances.Leon Trotsky
There is a limit to the application of democratic methods. You can inquire of all the passengers as to what type of car they like to ride in, but it is impossible to question them as to whether to apply the brakes when the train is at full speed and accident threatens.Leon Trotsky
F.A.Q. about Leon Trotsky
When is his birthday?
Leon Trotsky's birthday is on November 7, 1879.
In how many days is his birthday?
Leon's birthday is in 46 days
How old was Leon when he died?
He was 60 years old.
When did he die?
He died in August 21, 1940.
How old would he be today?
Leon Trotsky would be 141 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Leon from?
He was born in Yanovka, Kherson Governorate, Russian Empire (today's Bereslavka, Bobrynetskyi Raion, Kirovohrad Oblast, Ukraine).
Leon Trotsky's Popularity
Leon Trotsky was a famous Soviet politician, who was born on November 7, 1879. As a person born on this date, Leon Trotsky is listed in our database as the 13th most popular celebrity for the day (November 7) and the 2nd most popular for the year (1879).
People born on November 7 fall under the Zodiac sign of Scorpio, the Scorpion. Leon Trotsky is the 228th most popular Scorpio.
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