Armed Forces List of Famous Revolutionaries

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List of famous revolutionaries, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top revolutionaries in the world? This includes the most prominent revolutionaries, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable revolutionaries is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic revolutionaries were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned revolutionaries.

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 Castro is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Revolutionaries
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 ...more

Che Guevara is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Revolutionaries
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 ...more

Vladimir Lenin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Revolutionaries
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 ...more

Kim Il-sung is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Revolutionaries
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 1994. He held the posts of Prime ...more

Josip Broz Tito is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Revolutionaries
Josip Broz Tito was a Yugoslav revolutionary and statesman, serving in various roles from 1943 until 1980. During WWII he was the leader of the Partisans, often regarded as the most effective ...more

Leon Trotsky is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Revolutionaries
Leon Trotsky was a Marxist revolutionary and theorist, Soviet politician, and the founder and first leader of the Red Army. Trotsky initially supported the Menshevik Internationalists faction of ...more

Sun Yat-sen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Revolutionaries
Sun Yat-sen was a Chinese revolutionary, first president and founding father of the Republic of China, and medical practitioner. As the foremost pioneer of the Republic of China, Sun is referred ...more

George Gordon Byron is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Revolutionaries
George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron, later George Gordon Noel, 6th Baron Byron, FRS, commonly known simply as Lord Byron, was an English poet and a leading figure in the Romantic movement. ...more

Emiliano Zapata is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Revolutionaries
Emiliano Zapata Salazar was a leading figure in the Mexican Revolution, the main leader of the peasant revolution in the state of Morelos, and the founder of the agrarian movement called ...more

Pierre de Beaumarchais is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Revolutionaries
Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais was a French playwright, watchmaker, inventor, musician, diplomat, fugitive, spy, publisher, horticulturalist, arms dealer, satirist, financier, and ...more

Pancho Villa is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Revolutionaries
José Doroteo Arango Arámbula – better known by his pseudonym Francisco Villa or his nickname Pancho Villa – was one of the most prominent Mexican Revolutionary generals. As ...more

Jonas Savimbi is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Revolutionaries
Jonas Malheiro Savimbi was an Angolan political and military leader. He founded and led the National Union for the Total Independence of Angola. UNITA first waged a guerrilla war against ...more

Meena Keshwar Kamal is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Revolutionaries
Meena Keshwar Kamal, commonly known as Meena, was an Afghan revolutionary political activist, feminist, women's rights activist and founder of Revolutionary Association of the Women of ...more

Raúl Castro is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Revolutionaries
Raúl Modesto Castro Ruz, commonly known as Raúl Castro, is a Cuban politician and revolutionary who has been President of the Council of State of Cuba and the President of the ...more

Sahajanand Saraswati is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Revolutionaries
Swami Sahajanand Saraswati, born in Ghazipur district, United Province in British India, was an ascetic, a nationalist and a peasant leader of India. Although born in United Province, his social ...more

Eleftherios Venizelos is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Revolutionaries
Eleftherios Venizelos was an eminent Greek leader of the Greek national liberation movement and a charismatic statesman of the early 20th century remembered for his promotion of ...more

Cai Yuanpei is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Revolutionaries
Cai Yuanpei was a Chinese educator, Esperantist, president of Peking University, and founder of the Academia Sinica. He was known for his critical evaluation of Chinese culture and synthesis of ...more

Chen Jiongming is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Revolutionaries
Chen Jiongming was a revolutionary figure in the early periods of the Republic of China. Chen Jiongming was born in 1878 at Haifeng, Guangdong, China. He was by training a lawyer and became a ...more

Emilio Aguinaldo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Revolutionaries
Emilio Famy Aguinaldo QSC PLH is officially recognized as the First President of the Philippines and led Philippine forces first against Spain. He was captured by American forces in 1901, which ...more

Moša Pijade is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Revolutionaries
Moša Pijade, nicknamed Čiča Janko was a prominent Serbian and Yugoslav communist, a close collaborator of Josip Broz Tito, former President of Yugoslavia, and full member of the Serbian Academy ...more

Marcelo H. del Pilar is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Revolutionaries
Marcelo Hilario del Pilar y Gatmaitán, better known by his pen name Plaridel, was a Filipino writer, lawyer, and journalist. He was the second and last editor of the La Solidaridad, the ...more

José María Pino Suárez is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Revolutionaries
José María Pino Suárez was a Mexican statesman, jurist, poet, journalist and revolutionary who served as the 7th and last Vice President of Mexico from 1911 until his ...more

Shai Bernstein is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Revolutionaries

Sándor Petőfi is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Revolutionaries
Sándor Petőfi was a Hungarian poet of Slovak ethnicity and liberal revolutionary. He is considered Hungary's national poet, and was one of the key figures of the Hungarian Revolution of ...more

Álvaro García Linera is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Revolutionaries
Alvaro García Lineras appeared in the 2007 documentary film Cocalero.