Leon Trotsky, born Lev Davidovich Bronshtein, was a Russian Marxist revolutionary and the founder and first leader of the Red Army. He joined the Bolsheviks just before the 1917 October Revolution and became a party leader. He helped organize and coordinate attacks on the government. See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leon_Trotsky for more information.
he was a high ranking member that was suppossed to take over as leader when lenin(the first premire)died. instead joeseph stalin took control,trotsky ran and was killed in mexico city by stalins people