Leon Trotsky (1879–1940)

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Communist leader. He was chief theorist, a leader in both the 1905 and 1917 Russian Revolutions alongside V.I. Lenin. As commissar for foreign affairs, Trotsky arranged the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk with Germany. He next became head of the Red Army during the Russian Civil War, which resulted in the deaths of over a million White Army soldiers and ... See full bio »

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 1972 Mordet på Trotskij
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 1923 1 May in Moscow (Documentary short)
 1919 The Brain of Soviet Russia (Documentary short)
 1918 Godovshchina revolyutsii (Documentary)
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Wrote foreword for Harold Isaacs' book "The Tragedy of the Chinese Revolution". See more »

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7 Biographical Movies | 10 Print Biographies | 23 Portrayals | 1 Article | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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5' 8½" (1.74 m)

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You may not be interested in war, but war is interested in you. See more »


Is portrayed by Richard Burton in Mordet på Trotskij (1972); Daniel Massey in Stalin (1992); and Geoffrey Rush in Frida (2002). See more »

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