Real name ERNESTO GUEVARA (1928-67), Latin American guerrilla leader and revolutionary theorist, who became a hero to the New Left radicals of the 1960s.

Convinced that revolution was the only remedy for Latin America's social inequities, in 1954 he wentto Mexico, where he joined exiled Cuban revolutionaries under Fidel Castro.

He was captured by the Bolivian army and shot near Vallegrande on Oct. 9, 1967.