Contributions of Che Guevara to history

Ernesto Guevara de la Serna popularly known as Che Guevara, was born on June 14, 1928 in Argentina. His name is often equated with guerrilla warfare, revolution and socialism.

After completing his medical studies, Guevara became a political activist, first in his native Argentina and then Bolivia and Guatemala.

In 1954, Guevara took part in Fidel Castro's efforts to over throw the Batista government in Cuba. When Castro seized power in 1959, Guevara became the president of the Cuban national bank.

Three years later he was appointed as Minister os Industry. In 1966, with his small guerrilla force he tried to incite the people of Bolivia to rebel against government. He was later captured adn killed by the Bolivian army in 1967.