Together with Lenin he was a a very important leader of the Bolshevik or Russian Revolution of 1917. He believed in the theory of Marxism as in Karl Marx.
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Trot⋅sky⋅ism

external image speaker.gif[trot-skee-iz-uhexternal image thinsp.pngm] external image dictionary_questionbutton_default.gif –noun
the form of Communism advocated by Leon Trotsky, based on an immediate, worldwide revolution by the proletariat.

Origin:
1920–25; Trotsky + -ism external image thinsp.png

Leon Trotsky was one of the leading theoreticals of the Bolshevik Party and he was also a leader in the Russian Revolution. Trotskysim was based on the idea of Marxism but was led by Trostky.
Leon Trotsky.[Credits : George Grantham Bain Collection/Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. (Digital File Number: LC-DIG-ggbain-28899)]
Leon Trotsky.[Credits : George Grantham Bain Collection/Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. (Digital File Number: LC-DIG-ggbain-28899)]


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THIS IS A PICTURE OF LEON TROTSKY.