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  Leon Trotsky
Trotsky and the Soviets challenged the power of Nicholas II and attempted to enforce promises made in the October Manifesto such as the freedom of the press, assembly and association.
Trotsky was now seen as one of the most important figures in the Russian revolutionary movement and Vladimir Lenin asked Lev Kamenev to try and persuade him to join the Bolsheviks.
Trotsky himself believed that his greatest significance, his greatest value, consisted not in his physical life, not in his epic deeds, which overshadow those of all heroic figures in history in their sweep and their grandeur-but in what he would leave behind him after the assassins had done their work.
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  Leon Trotsky - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Trotsky's ideas form the basis of the Communist theory of Trotskyism, and Trotskyism remains a major school of Marxist thought that is theoretically opposed to Stalinism and Maoism.
Trotsky was the head of the Soviet delegation during the peace negotiations in Brest-Litovsk between December 22, 1917 and February 10, 1918.
Trotsky's conception of Permanent Revolution is based on his understanding, drawing on the work of the founder of Russian Marxism Georgy Plekhanov, that in 'backward' countries the tasks of the Bourgeois Democratic Revolution could not be achieved by the bourgeoisie itself.
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 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Leon Trotsky   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Trotsky argued that the Soviet state had become a degenerated workers' state controlled by an undemocratic bureaucracy, which would eventually either be overthrown via a political revolution establishing workers' democray or degenerate to the point where the bureaucracy converts itself into a capitalist class.
Trotskyism is the theory of Marxism as advocated by Leon Trotsky.
Trotsky's conception of Permanent Revolution is based on his understanding, drawing on the work of the founder of Russian Marxism Georgi Valentinovich Plekhanov (1856-1918), that in 'backward' countries the tasks of the Bourgeois Democratic Revolution could not be achieved by the bourgeoisie itself.
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 Leon Trotsky
Lev Davidovich Bronstein (Leon Trotsky) was born on October 26, 1879, son of a hard-working, thrifty, and well-to-do jewish farmer, in the southern part of Ukraine.
In 1917, as the Tsar abdicated, Leon Trotsky went to Russia, and in August that year he became a member of the Central Committe of the Bolshevik Party, which had Lenin as its uncontested leader and visionary.
One of Trotsky's loyal sympathizers was Diego Rivera, the famous Mexican muralist, and Trotsky appears, together with Lenin, in two of Diego's murals.
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 Leon Trotsky (Encarta Encyclopedia Article)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Trotsky was imprisoned for his opposition to the Provisional Government in August but was released on bail in early September and elected chairman of the Executive Committee of the Petrograd Soviet.
Trotsky was unable to defend himself against damaging criticism, and in 1925 he lost his post as commissar of war.
Trotsky and his colleagues in the Communist Party leadership failed to realize the implications of Stalin's control over the party apparatus until it was too late, and by 1929 Stalin was close to assuming absolute power.
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 BBC - History - Leon Trotsky (1879 - 1940)
Trotsky was a key figure in the Bolshevik seizure of power in Russia, second only to Lenin in the early stage of Soviet communist rule.
Trotsky was born Lev Davidovich Bronstein on 7 November 1879 in Yanovka, Ukraine, then part of Russia.
Trotsky became involved in underground activities as a teenager.
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 Marxists Internet Archive Library, Complete Index of Writers
After the victory of Hitler in Germany, Leon Trotsky concluded that the Third International was dead for the purposes of revolution, and launched the Fourth International with his supporters in countries around the world.
Trotskyism became an opposition force in the workers' movement everywhere.
German Jew expelled from the Communist Party for supporting Leon Trotsky, fled to France and later Norway he was eventually assassinated by a Stalinist agent.
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 The Lubitz TrotskyanaNet - Homepage - Welcome!
TrotskyanaNet provides a lot of bio-bibliographical informations, various research tools, essays and miscellanies related to Leon Trotsky (Nov. 7, 1879 — Aug. 21, 1940), Trotskyism and Trotskyists.
Trotsky Sculptors, containing biographical essays on the artists Duncan Ferguson and Clare Sheridan,
He was author of innumerable books, pamphlets and articles and became subject of an immense amount of scholarly, polemical and ephemeral literature as well as a subject of films, dramas, novels and other fiction.
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 The Collected Writings of Leon Trotsky: Trotsky Internet Archive
Leon Trotsky on China: A complete collection of Trotsky’s writings on China covering the years 1925 through 1940
Leon Trotsky on Britain: A complete collection of Trotsky’s writings on Britain covering the years 1920 through 1940 with an emphasis on the mid-20s
Trotsky on Women: A collection of Trotsky’s articles on women and related subjects.
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In Defence of the Russian Revolution (By Leon Trotsky)
An excellent, brief look at the nature of the Soviet state and the role of the Left Opposition (Trotsky's group opposed to Stalin)
The Problem of Nationalities from History of the Russian Revolution (By Leon Trotsky)
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