Che Guevara traveled around South America on a motorcycle to study many different countries. He was Argentinian and a Marxist revolutionary. He wanted to unite various Latin American countries so they they could be equal. Che studied leprosy so that he could become a doctor that helped people in need.
Leprosy- is a bacterial infection of the nerves that lead to sensory loss and sometimes violent uncontrollable skin growth.

If you want to read and know more about Che Guevera and his explorations then read "The Motorcycle Diaries" which is also a movie.

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Che Guevara was a revolutionary, a practicioner of "Guerilla Warfare". Before he became a revolutionist, he was a medical student. He decided to become a revolutionary after he saw the corrupt governments throughout most of South America in his travels.
Che Guevara helped many people. Of course, many people just keep his picture as a symbol of revolution but many don't know what he stood for. Many just say he is a part of fashion nowadays. Worn by kids who don't know who he is or what the image means. Many just want to be a part of the in crowd. A great way to find out who he really was is to vist the site here.

In Persepolis, Marji and her friends pretend to be Che Guevara, Trotsky, and Fidel Castro. All of these people were revolutionists, but they also shared the belief of Communism. And a revolution is just what is happening in Persepolis. Since Marji and her friends can’t participate in the revolution and protest like there parents, they pretend to be famous revolutionists by practicing in their backyard.


"Che was a Marxist, politician, military theorist, and guerrilla warfare leader" he helped alot of people and traveled around south America on a journey.


(Marji as Che, as God decides to leave her fallen prophet in the background)

Che Guevara was born in Argentina in 1928. He studied medicine and worked as a doctor for a while. He traveled on a motorcycle to see all of South America and this is when he started to see all of the injustice that was going on. When he was in Guatemala i n1954 he witnessed the socialist government of President Jacobo Arbenz and decided to join Fidel Castro in Mexico. Castro's group with Guevara decided to overthrow the General Fulgencio Batista. They prepared many guerrillas to go against the Batista's soldiers. After many tries they were finally able to overthrow their government and while in power they made sure the low working class also had some rights. They were communists.

In 1960 Guevara visited China and the Soviet Union and through two books he wrote, Guerrilla Warfare and Reminiscences of the Cuban Revolutionary, he thought that Cuba's revolution should be the same throughout other South American countries. In Cuba, Guevara serves as Minister for Industries but after four years he resigned and came a guerrilla leader in Bolivia. People were always looking and ordering to have Guevara killed. He was finally captured and executed in October, 1967 by Felix Rodriguez who worked with the Batista government.

Che Guevara was in a alliance with Fidel Castro. Ernesto "Che" Guevara was put to death by Bolivian soliders. Che also traveled through out South America and wrote a book about his advenChe.jpgture, he named the book The Motorcycle Diaries. It was published by Che's daughter Aleida Guevara.

Che Guevara was looked upon as a hero to people who were in favor of the revolution. He helped over throw the unwanted government .

Che Guevara was a man that tried to help people. And so he went around the world to try to cure serious, fatal diseases. But during his time as a revolutionary, he was captured and excecuted in Bolivia.
This happened because he joined the war to help the people. Che Guevara's history

Che Guevara was a revolutionist that was born in Argentina. He was taking school to become a doctor when he and his cousin embarked on a trip around Latin America. While on that trip he realized that Latin America was very poor and that this was due to monopoly capitalism and imperialism. He wrote a dairy along his trip and later it was published. Later on he met Fidel Castro in Mexico and joined the revolutionist act on Cuba. He was later murdered in Bolivia.

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Che Guevara took parts in the riots against the dictator of Argentina, Juan Peron. Che Guevara was normally a doctor at the University of Buenos Aires. After Che met Fidel Castro they became great partners and Che became Fidel Castro's chief lieutenant. When he was in Bolivia leading a movement, he got captured and killed.

Che Guevara was a very outgoing person traveling various parts of South America and some of North America.
He was learning new stuff about everyone's culture, but when he went to Bolivia, the Bolivians captured him and killed him.


Che Guevara was a revolutionist. He helped Fidel take over Cuba. The book called The Motorcycle diaries is based on his diary riding through Latin American countries. He had a great knowledge of medicine and helped take care of people during his journey. As Che traveled to Bolivia, he was captured and was be-headed.

Ernesto "Che" Guevara
(June 14, 1928 – October 9, 1967)
The reason that Che Guevara had wanted to do this was because he thought that most of the Southern American countries don't get along, so he had done this trip around Southern America to see the other countries that he had never seen. In the book "The Motorcycle Diaries" it shows a lot about him and his friend's (who was named Ernesto) adventure around Southern America.
Also Fidel and che very pretty much the same and especially when Che Guevera joined Fidel Castro, which he did during the Reign of the Guerrillas in the Southern American countries.
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This is a picture of Fidel Castro, and next to him is Che Guevara(off screen)