Argentine Marxist revolutionary and guerrilla leader who helped overthrow the Cuban government during the 26th of July Movement in 1959. He has become an icon all over the world for class struggle and leftist political movements.
During a break from medical school, he traveled to South America on his motorcycle, witnessing poverty and suffering.
He left Cuba in 1965 to foment revolution in Bolivia, where he was captured by CIA-assisted Bolivian forces and executed.
His first marriage was to Hilda Gadea, the first female Secretary of the Economy of the Executive National committee in Peru. He was then married to Aleida Guevara from 1959 until his death. He had three daughters, Aleida, Hilda and Celia, and two sons, Camilo and Ernesto.
While living in Mexico City, he met Fidel Castro and joined his 26th of July Movement.
Che Guevara Age
How old is Che Guevara? He was born in 1928, he was 95 years old at the time of his death.
Che Guevara Height & Weight
How tall was Che Guevara? He stood 5 feet 9 inches (175 cm) tall.
No weight data is available right now.
Che Guevara Wiki
|Age||95 years old|
|Birthday||June 14, 1928|
|Date of Death||October 9, 1967|
|Height||approx. 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)|
Quotes by Che Guevara
Many will call me an adventurer – and that I am, only one of a different sort: one of those who risks his skin to prove his platitudes.— Che Guevara
We cannot be sure of having something to live for unless we are willing to die for it.— Che Guevara
It is unnecessary to say that Fidel Castro possesses the high qualities of a fighter and statesman: our path, our struggle, and our triumph we owed to his vision.— Che Guevara
I have a wish. It as a fear as well – that in my end will be my beginning.— Che Guevara
A political event was that I met Fidel Castro, the Cuban revolutionary. He is a young, intelligent guy, very sure of himself and extraordinarily audacious; I think we hit it off well.— Che Guevara