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We Remember El Comandante Ernesto Che Guevara Executed 50Yrs Ago on 8 October 1967

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Guevara – who was executed 50 years ago on 8 October 1967  – was one of the most influential people of the 20th century.

He was most famous for his role in the Cuban revolution as a freedom fighter and key member of Fidel Castro’s government.

And a photograph of him donning his guerrilla military uniform has become arguably the most instantly recognisable image in the world.

His CIA-assisted execution at the age of just 39 wrote him into the history books forever as a martyr who died defending his

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