Definition of Trotsky, Leon in English:

Trotsky, Leon

proper noun

  • (1879–1940), Russian revolutionary; born Lev Davidovich Bronshtein. He helped to organize the October Revolution with Lenin and built up the Red Army. Expelled from the party by Stalin in 1927, he was exiled in 1929. He settled in Mexico in 1937, where he was later murdered by a Stalinist assassin.


Trotsky, Leon