Standard Name: Trotsky, Leon
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|Friends, Associates||Constance Garnett|
|Literary responses||Anna Akhmatova|
|Theme or Topic Treated in Text||Rebecca West||
Her knowledge of present-day Mexican politics was not enough to save her from over-generalising. But she relates in vivid historical detail the first encounters of the Spanish explorers and colonisers with the native Aztec civilization...
7 November 1879
Leon Trotsky , revolutionary and writer, was born in the village of Yanovka in Ukraine.
Leon Trotsky , who had earlier escaped from a Siberian prison, settled in London.
20 August 1940
Leon Trotsky , now living with his family in Mexico City, was wounded by a blow to his head from an ice-pick as he sat reading; it was the second assassination attempt on him...