TIL that Irish artist Jim Fitzpatrick created the famous – and somewhat ubiquitous – red, black and white Che Guevara image. Fitzpatrick, aged 16, met Guevara in Ireland too. Fitzpatrick began distributing for free, stating ‘I literally wanted it to breed like rabbits. I wanted it to spread.’

Read more: https://www.historyireland.com/che-guevara-jim-fitzpatrick-and-the-making-of-an-icon/

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  1. It’s quite ironic considering Che got his start as a brutal prison guard where he abused homosexual prisoners that Castro’s revolution imprisoned. Che was so damn brutal and crazy that the Castro brothers sent him to Bolivia just to get rid of him.

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