Ernesto “Che” Guevara (1928-67) was an idealist, he became involved in revolutionary movements in 3 countries. Guevara was an Argentinian, he had earned his medicinal degree in Buenos Aires in 1953. Guevara believed that social change and the elimination of poverty could only be successful through armed conflict. In 1954, Guevara met Fidel Castro in Mexico and then became a physician and military commander, under Castro, during the Cuban Revolution (1956-59). When Castro got into power, he appointed Guevara as the president of the national bank of Cuba. During 1965 to 19767, Guevara became active in leftists movements in Congo and Latin America. Guevara was killed when he was leading a force against the Bolivian government in 1967.