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Trotsky, Leon (1879–1940) By Tcherepashenets, Nataly

DOI: 10.4324/9781135000356-REM1170-1
Published: 01/10/2016
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Leon Trotsky, born Lev Davidovich Bronstein, is one of the most controversial figures in twentieth-century history. Along with Vladimir Lenin (1870–1924), he played a decisive role in the success of the 1917 October Revolution in Russia. A Marxist, a revolutionary and a talented writer, Trotsky was a principal commander of the Red Army and a major theoretician of world socialist revolution.

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Tcherepashenets, Nataly. "Trotsky, Leon (1879–1940)." The Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism. : Taylor and Francis, 2016. Date Accessed 20 Sep. 2021 https://www.rem.routledge.com/articles/trotsky-leon-1879-1940. doi:10.4324/9781135000356-REM1170-1

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