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Leon Trotsky

Leon TrotskyAKA Lev Davidovich Bronstein

Born: 26-Oct-1879 [1]
Birthplace: Yanovka, Ukraine
Died: 21-Aug-1940
Location of death: Mexico City, Mexico
Cause of death: Assassination
Remains: Buried, Trotsky House, Mexico City, Mexico

Gender: Male
Religion: Atheist [2]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Activist

Nationality: Russia
Executive summary: Bolshevik exile, murdered by Stalin

Military service: Red Army

[1] Old Style, 26 October 1879. New Style, 7 November 1879.

[2] Though born into a Jewish family, he cast off his heritage. From his Diary in Exile: "I shall die a proletarian revolutionist, a Marxist, a dialectical materialist, and, consequently, an irreconcilable atheist."

Father: David Bronshtein (farmer, illiterate)
Mother: Anna
Brother: Alexander (disowned Leon, executed in 1938)
Sister: Liza (d. 1924)
Sister: Olga (m. Lev Kamenev, a Bolshevik leader; she was executed 1941)
Wife: Aleksandra Sokolovskaya
Son: Leon Sedov (d. 16-Feb-1938)
Daughter: Zina

    Tonsillectomy Berlin
    Assassination Attempt 24-May-1940
    Exiled to Siberia (1900)
    Escaped from Prison 1904
    Exiled to Siberia (1905)
    Escaped from Prison 1907
    Exiled 1928
    Exiled 1929
    House Arrest Norway (1936)
    Treason acquitted
    Jewish Ancestry

    The Assassination of Trotsky (13-Oct-1972) · Himself

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