Leon Trotsky

Definitions of Leon Trotsky

n Russian revolutionary and Communist theorist who helped Lenin and built up the army; he was ousted from the Communist Party by Stalin and eventually assassinated in Mexico (1879-1940)

Lev Davidovich Bronstein, Trotsky
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Bolshevik, Bolshevist
a Russian member of the left-wing majority group that followed Lenin and eventually became the Russian communist party
revolutionary, revolutionist, subversive, subverter
a radical supporter of political or social revolution

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