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he lead the red army in victory over the white army in the russian civil war and was supposed to be next in power, but stalin's supporters made sure he didn't. soon he was sent to exile were he was murdered in Mexico on August 21, 1940 with an ice axe.

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Leon Trotsky is important because he was a Communism theorist. During World War I he was the leader of the Russian Revolution in 1917.

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