Che Guevara

  • Birth of Che Guevara

    Ernesto "Che" Guevara is born in Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentine to Celia de la Serna y Llosa and Ernesto Guevara Lynch.
  • Che Guevara Enters University

    Ca. 1948, Che Guevara enters the University of Buenos Aires, studying medicine.
  • Che and Fidel Castro meet.

    That night Guevara joins the revolutionary effort.
  • The rebels are attacked by Batista's troops.

  • Guevara and his troops arrive at the Escambray mountains.

  • Revolutionary forces take control of Havana.

  • Guevara and Camilo Cienfuegos arrive in Havana.

  • Guevara is declared a Cuban citizen.

  • Guevara is appointed head of the Department of Industry of the National Institute of Agrarian Reform

  • Guevara is appointed to the National Bank of Cuba as President.

  • Guevara travels to New York to speak at the United Nations

  • Guevara returns to Cuba and drops out of public view.

  • Guevara delivers a farewell letter to Castro.

  • Castro reads Che's farewell letter at a meeting

  • Using a fake name and passport, Guevara arrives in Bolivia.

  • Guevara arrives at the rebel camp in Bolivia and makes the first entry into his Bolivian diary.

  • First battle for Che's column is successful.

  • Guevara successfully ambushes Bolivian troops.

  • Guevara is executed by Bolivian forces.

  • Guevara meets with Bolivian Communist Party Secretary Mario Monje.