Price: 1.50 a piece
Colourfull Che Guevara lighters. With 5 colours, green, lilac, orange, purple and blue. Very cool design.
Che Guevara’s real name was Ernesto Guevara (1928-1967). He was an Argentinian Marxist, physician, revolutionary and a Cuban guerilla warfare leader. As a young medical student, Guevara traveled throughout South America by bike and was radicalized by the poverty, hunger, and disease he witnessed.
Later he took part in Fidel Castro’s succesfull revolution in Cuba in 1959. In 1966 he left Cuba to spread revolution in other country’s like Congo and Bolivia were he died. In 1967 he got arrested by a CIA conducted militairy operation in Bolivia and was executed one day later.
In 1997 his body was brought back to Cuba were he was put in a mausoleum, just like Lenin, Mao and Kim Il Sung.
He is most famous for his picture what was taken in 1960 by Alberto Korda when he was at a memorial service of a cargoship that blew up in Cuba with lots of deaths. One of the most iconic picture of all time.