Che Guevara, died October 9, 1967


Unidentified Photographer, [Body of Che Guevara], October 10, 1967

The typed caption on the print reads:

Body said to be Guevara’s–This is a close-up of the body displayed by Bolivian army officers today at Vallegrande and said to be that of Ernesto “Che” Guevara. The officers said Guevara, former top aide of Fidel Castro, was slain in a clash with Guerrillas in the Bolivian jungle Sunday [October 9, 1967]. (AP Wirephoto by radio from La Paz)


Art Workers Coalition, Let Me Say, at the Risk of Seeming Ridiculous, That the True Revolutionary Is Guided by Great Feeling of Love, ca. 1971


About erinbarnett

Director of Exhibitions and Collections at the International Center of Photography, New York
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One Response to Che Guevara, died October 9, 1967

  1. Marcos says:

    “Che’s life is an inspiration for every human being who loves freedom … we will always honor his memory.” — Nelson Mandela

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