Prominent Bolshevik revolutionary, political theorist and politician.
Developer of “Trotskyism”, a variation of Marxism.
After being purged from the Soviet leadership and Communist Party by Stalin, Trotsky spent the rest of his life in exile, where he advocated a new “Fourth International” revolutionary organization in opposition to Stalin’s Comintern.
In 1940, he was killed with an ice ax by an assassin in Mexico.
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