Ernesto “Che” Guevara is a revolutionary legend and international icon. The man known simply as Che has left a lasting impression on society. From his revolutionary status to his undying determination, Che has exceeded the expectations of not only his superiors and disciples of his time but those who were born much later as well. He is not your typical leader although he possesses many of the characteristics, traits and values that are referred to most of the worlds primary leaders. From his childhood up through his fantastical live to his untimely death, Che has defined what it is meant to be a leader in every sense of the definition.
Che was born Ernesto Guevara de la Serna in the into a middle-class family in Argentina. In the early 1950s he was trained to be a practicing medical doctor but that career did not seem to suit his wild heart. He then decided to explore the world in which he lives by riding his motorcycle through Latin America. During this time is it that he has the opportunity to remove himself from his comfortable, middle-class life and see for himself what the people of his country and of neighboring countries are experiencing as their life. What he saw was absolute poverty and tremendous despair.
This had sparked a part of his mind and heart to be active in fighting this type of economical depression by taking on the capitalistic government directly. He then chose to join Fidel Castro in his fight against imperialism. This is where his genuine leadership abilities had surfaced. His immense determination combined with his emotional fervor for such a cause, he was practically unstoppable.
From here on out, Che fought side by side with the people he was trying to protect and empower. His meeting with Castro brought him to Cuba where he fought and eventually assited in the overthrowing of then ruler and dictator Fulgencio Batista. He did not stop here. Che went on to ensure all of the people of Latin America were aware of...