Item RC0724 - Leon Trotsky - Letter to Student League of Canada (Comrade Kneight)

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Leon Trotsky - Letter to Student League of Canada (Comrade Kneight)

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  • 1933 (Creation)

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One letter

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Leon Trotsky, Communist theorist and government official, was born in 1879, in Yankova, Ukraine. He served under Lenin as commissar of foreign affairs and of war, 1914-1924. He lost the struggle for power with Stalin after Lenin's death and was exiled. He was assassinated in Mexico on 20 August 1940.

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Contains a letter written by Leon Trotsky to the Student League of Canada.

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Item (39-1997) was acquired from Dr. Karl Freeman in December 1997.


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Letter located with the Tim Buck collection.

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