Posts Tagged ‘Revolution’

Hugo Rafael Chavez Frias

June 11, 2009

Hugo Rafael Chavez Frias was born on 28. 06. 1954. in Sabaneta, Venezuela, a small village located in the western state of Barinas. Young Hugo Rafael Chavez Frias escaped a life of poverty thanks to his skill as a baseball player. Baseball is the leading sport in Venezuela.

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As the leader of the Bolivarian Revolution, Hugo Rafael Chavez Frias promotes a political doctrine of participatory democracy, socialism and Latin American and Caribbean cooperation. He is also a critic of neoliberalism, globalization, and United States foreign policy.Hugo Rafael Chavez Frias is a great friend with Fidel Castro

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Vladimir Lenin

April 28, 2009

Vladimir  Lenin (22 April 1870 – 21 January 1924), born Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov and known by the names Lenin , was a revolutionary, bolshevik communist politician, principal leader of the October Revolution and the first head of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, better known as the Soviet Union. In 1998, he was named by Time magazine as one of the 100 most influential people of the 20th century. His contributions to Marxist theory are commonly referred to as Leninism.

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Born in Simbirsk – later renamed Ulyanovsk after its most famous son – beside the Volga River in the Russian Empire, Lenin was the son of Ilya Nikolaevich Ulyanov and Maria Alexandrovna Ulyanova.

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His father was a successful Russian official in public education who wanted democracy. The family was of mixed ethnicity, his ancestry being “Russian, Mordovian, Kalmyk, Jewish (see Blank family), Volgan German, and Swedish, and possibly others” according to biographer Dmitri Volkogonov. Lenin was baptized into the Russian Orthodox Church. In January 1886, Lenin’s father, a schoolmaster, died of a cerebral hemorrhage, and, in May 1887, when Lenin was 17 years old, his eldest brother Alexander was arrested and hanged for participating in a terrorist bomb plot threatening the life of Tsar Alexander III.

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