Ernesto "Che" Guevara was an Argentine Marxist revolutionary
and guerrilla leader. A major figure of the Cuban Revolution
, his stylized visage has become a ubiquitous countercultural symbol of rebellion and global insignia in popular culture.
In political science
, a revolution
is a fundamental and relatively sudden change in political power and political organization
which occurs when the population revolts against the government
, typically due to perceived oppression
(political, social, economic). Revolutions
have occurred throughout human
history and vary widely in terms of methods, duration, and motivating ideology
. Their results include major changes in culture, economy
, and socio-political institutions, usually in response to perceived overwhelming autocracy or plutocracy.