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Leon Trotsky


Russian communist groundbreaking who was simply the the founder and initial leader from the Crimson Military, which toppled the Russian Monarchy in 1917. He was created Lev Bornstein and hee discovered to speak Russian, French, German and Ukrainian at a age group. After he led a failed opposition against the procedures and rise of in the 1920s, he was successively taken off power in 1927 and was afterwards attacked in his house in Mexico with an glaciers axe by undercover NKVD agent, resulting in his death. He’s portrayed by Richard Burton in the 1972 film The Assassination of Trotsky. He was wedded to his second wife, Natalia Sedova, from 1903 until 1940, plus they raised four children jointly. His brother-in-law was Bolshevik groundbreaking Lev Kamenev. He thought in the functions and sights of Karl Marx.

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Full Name Leon Trotsky
Date Of Birth November 7, 1879
Died August 21, 1940, Coyoacán, Mexico
Place Of Birth Russia
Height 1.74 m
Profession Politician
Education Odessa University
Nationality Soviet
Spouse Natalia Sedova, Aleksandra Sokolovskaya
Children Lev Sedov, Sergei Sedov, Zinaida Volkova, Nina Nevelson
Parents Anna Bronstein, David Leontyevich Bronstein
Siblings Olga Kameneva, Aleksandr Bronstein, Elizaveta Melman
Awards Order of the Red Star
Star Sign Scorpio

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Discover Taipei: The Kino Eye Man and Woman with a Movie Camera2006Short in memory of



The Assassination of Trotsky1972Himself (in picture)
Pervoe Maya v Moskve1923Documentary shortHimself
Mozg Sovietskoi Rossii1919Documentary shortHimself

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Apocalypse: Staline2015TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Apocalypse: World War I2014TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
The Untold History of the United States2012TV Series documentaryHimself - Commissar of Foreign Affairs and War
60 Minutes2012TV Series documentaryHimself (segment "Hooked")
Chez Frida Kahlo2011TV Movie documentaryHimself
Murnau, Borzage and Fox2008Video documentaryHimself (uncredited)
Nazis/Skinheads: Hate and the Holocaust in Ukraine2008DocumentaryHimself
The Soviet Story2008DocumentaryHimself
Staline: Le tyran rouge2007TV Movie documentaryHimself
Discover Taipei: The Kino Eye Man and Woman with a Movie Camera2006ShortHimself
Trotsky y México. Dos revoluciones del siglo XX2006DocumentaryHimself
Forever Lénine2006DocumentaryHimself
The Life and Times of Frida Kahlo2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Tsar's Last Picture Show2003TV Movie documentaryHimself (uncredited)
Stalin: Inside the Terror2003TV Movie documentaryHimself (uncredited)
Hitler and Stalin: Twin Tyrants1999TV Movie documentaryHimself (uncredited)
Red Chapters: Turning Points in the History of Communism1999TV Series documentaryHimself
Sworn to Secrecy: Secrets of War1999TV Series documentaryHimself
The 20th Century: A Moving Visual History1999TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
The Russian Revolution1998VideoHimself
Human Remains1998Documentary shortHimself
Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life1997DocumentaryHimself - Gives Speech (uncredited)
The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century1996TV Mini-SeriesHimself (uncredited)
Assassinations That Changed the World1996TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
The Century of Warfare1994TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Mies varjossa1994TV Series documentaryHimself
The Face of Tutankhamun1992TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Ten Days That Shook the World1967TV Movie documentaryHimself
World War One1964TV Series documentaryHimself
The Guns of August1964DocumentaryHimself - Meets German Officers at Brest Litovsk
The Twentieth Century1964TV Series documentaryHimself
From Czar to Stalin1962DocumentaryNarrator
All'armi siam fascisti!1962DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)
Blood on the Balcony1962DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)
Armstrong Circle Theatre1955TV SeriesHimself
The Ford 50th Anniversary Show1953TV MovieHimself
Halfway to Hell1953DocumentaryHimself
The Hoaxters1952Short documentaryHimself
Communism1952Documentary shortHimself (uncredited)
The Big Truth1951ShortHimself
The Naughty Twenties1951Documentary shortHimself
The Film That Was Lost1942ShortHimself
The Fight for Peace1938DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)
Tsar to Lenin1937DocumentaryHimself
Sztandar wolnosci1935DocumentaryHimself - Meets Germans at Brest-Litovsk

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