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(born June 5, 1878, Hacienda de Río Grande, San Juan del Río, Mexico—died June 20, 1923, Parral) Mexican revolutionary and guerrilla leader, who fought against the regimes of both Porfirio Díaz and Victoriano Huerta and after 1914 engaged in civil war and banditry.
Vietnamese nationalist leader Ho Chi Minh (1890-1969) was one of the most influential communist leaders of the 20th century.
This form of warfare derives its modern name from Spanish "guerrilla" (little war).
Communist dictator Joseph Stalin led the Soviet Union to victory in World War II and employed brutal tactics that resulted in the deaths of millions.
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Edward VIII abdicates, 1936
After ruling for less than one year, Edward VIII becomes the first English monarch to voluntarily abdicate the throne. He chose to abdicate after the…
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