This list is made up of a variety of people, including Fidel Castro and Vladimir Lenin.
Some of the biggest coups in world history have been due to the passion of revolutionaries. Whether it was the Russian Revolution of 1918 or Cuba led by Fidel Castro and Che Guevara, the impact of these upheaval of unpopular governments remains ingrained in these countries histories.
From reputable, prominent, and well known revolutionaries to the lesser known revolutionaries of today, these are some of the best professionals in the revolutionary field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous revolutionaries ever?" and "What are the names of famous revolutionaries?" then you're in the right place.
Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz is a Cuban politician and revolutionary who served as Prime Minister of Cuba from 1959 to 1976, and President from 1976 to 2008. Politically a Marxist-Leninist and Cuban nationalist, he also served as the First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba from 1961 until 2011. ...more
Birthplace: Birán, Cuba
Profession: Politician, Lawyer
Credits: Comandante, Fidel, Surplus: Terrorized Into Being Consumers, Kordavision
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Ernesto "Che" Guevara, commonly known as el Che or simply Che, was an Argentine Marxist revolutionary, physician, author, guerrilla leader, diplomat, and military theorist. A major figure of the Cuban Revolution, his stylized visage has become a ubiquitous countercultural symbol of rebellion and ...more
Age: Died at 39 (1928-1967)
Birthplace: Rosario, Argentina
Profession: Politician, Diplomat, Author, Physician, Revolutionary
Credits: The Motorcycle Diaries, Che: Part One, Che: Part Two, Carnet de identidad
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Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, alias Lenin was a Russian communist revolutionary, politician and political theorist. He served as head of government of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic from 1917, and of the Soviet Union from 1922 until his death. Under his administration, the Russian ...more
Age: Died at 54 (1870-1924)
Birthplace: Ulyanovsk, Russia
Profession: Politician, Economist, Revolutionary, Philosopher, Lawyer
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Kim Il-sung was the leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, commonly referred to as North Korea, for 46 years, from its establishment in 1948 until his death in 1994. He held the posts of Prime Minister from 1948 to 1972 and President from 1972 to his death. He was also the leader of ...more
Age: Died at 82 (1912-1994)
Birthplace: Pyongyang, Pyongan, North Korea
Credits: Crossing the Line, The Flower Girl
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