Leon Trotsky


Leon Trotsky

Leon Trotsky (1879–1940) was part of the central leadership forged by Bolshevik party leader V.I. Lenin that organized the revolutionary conquest of power by workers and peasants in Russia in October 1917. Trotsky commanded the Red Army, which defeated counterrevolutionary troops and imperialist invaders during the 1918–20 Civil War. A...

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