The 12 Common Archetypes
Che is more tightly tied to Cuba's brand than Castro seems to be. A living man can make mistakes and be criticized. Dead men are easier to worship.
Ernesto "Che" Guevara June 14 1928 – October 9, 1967, commonly known as el Che or simply Che, was an Argentine Marxist revolutionary, physician, author, intellectual, guerrilla leader, diplomat, and military theorist. A major figure of the Cuban Revolution, his stylized visage has become a ubiquitous countercultural symbol of rebellion and global insignia within popular culture.
This Day in History: Oct 9, 1967: Che Guevara is executed
On this day in 1967, socialist revolutionary and guerilla leader Che Guevara , age 39, is killed by the Bolivian army. The U.S.-...