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Guevara, Ernesto “Che” (1828–1967)

  • By: Gustavo Geirola
  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership

Argentinean-born revolutionary leader

Known simply as “Che” or “Che Guevara,” Ernesto Guevara de la Serna is considered one of the most important leaders and icons of the Cuban revolution—Fidel Castro being its lasting and prominent director. The nickname “Che” comes from an ...

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