Ernesto “ Che ” Guevara Lynch de la Serna

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Ernesto " Che " Guevara Lynch de la Serna was born in the year of 1928, no one knows his exact birthday but know it was in the year of 1928, but they think it was June 4th, 1928. When he was two years old he constantly had coughing problems. He went to the doctor and found out he had chronic asthma, because of it his parents moved to Alta Gracia (Cordoba), but it did not get better.

Ernesto " Che " Guevara got his primary education at home, by his mother, Celia de La Serna. Later he went to Colegio Nacional Dean Funes. His parents, mostly his mother, were anti-personist activists, he took no part in revolutionary student movements and showed little interest in politics at Buenos Aires University where he studied medicine, first wanting to understand his illness, chronic asthma, later becoming more interested in leprosy. After a long journey to northern and southern Argentina, he returns home for his finals, knowing that he did not want to become a middle-class general practitioner.

He got accepted to La Paz, in Bolivia. This is where he is specializing in dermatology. He went to Guatemala during the socialist Arbenz presidency, although he was a Marxist, well read in Lenin, he refused to join the communist party, though this meant losing the chance of government medial appointment. He was poor and in rags, he basically had nothing. He lived with Hilda Gadea, a Marxist of Indian stock who looked after Che, and introduced him to Nico Lopez, one of Fidel Castro's lieutenants. When Arbenz fell, Che went to Mexico City where he worked in the General Hospital. Che was very charmed by Raul and Fidel Castro, and he realized that in Fidel he had found the leader he was looking for.

He joined other Castro followers at the farm where the Cuban revolutionaries were being given a tough commando course of professional training in guerrilla warfare by the Spanish Republican Army captain, Alberto Bayo. Bayo not only got his experience from himself but on the guerrilla teachings of Mao Tse-tung. "Che", he became his star pupil and was made a leader of his class. When they invaded Cuba, "Che" went with them, first as a doctor, soon as a Commandant of the revolutionary army of barbutos. At the triumph of the Revolution Guevara became second only to Fidel Castro in the new government of Cuba, and the man chiefly responsible for pushing Castro towards communism. "Che" organized and directed the Instituto Nacional de la Reforma Araria to administer the new agrarian law expropriating the large landholders. He also was appointed President of the National Bank of Cuba. He was Cuban's Minister of Industry from 1961-1965, but stepped down when his relationship with Fidel Castro worsened. He pushed the Cuban economy so fast into total communism, and into crop and production diversification, that he temporarily ruined it.

He led a force of 120 Cubans into Congo, but the local revolutionaries were poorly trained, and the mission ended in a failure. His last adventure took him to Bolivia. A small revolutionary movement has begun, so Guevara decided to take himself and a party of Cuban guerrillas to whip up support for the movement among the locals. Unfortunately, Guevara had overestimated the support the U.S. trained Bolivian Army and CIA would receive on October 9,1967, which got "Che" captured by a them and shot a day later.

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