The birthplace of twentieth-century leftist Ernesto Che Guevara is going to be sold in the city of Rosario, Argentina.
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Francisco Farrugia, the current owner of this 2580 square foot house located in the city center, said that he bought it in 2002.
Francisco says that he wanted to convert this house into a cultural center, but his plan never really turned into a reality.
However, this Argentine businessman did not say what price he has kept for this house.
Over the years, a large number of people have come to see this building.
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Famous international leaders who have visited here include former Uruguay President José Pepe Mujisa and children of Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro.
But perhaps the most famous of the people who come here is Alberto Granados who traveled in South America on a motorcycle with Che Guevara in the fifties.
Doctor Alberto was a young man by profession and a fellow of Che Guevara.
Che Guevara was born in 1928 in an accountable middle class family, but when he saw poverty and hunger in South America, he took the path of revolution.
He played an important role during the Cuban revolution. Fulgensico Batista's dictatorship was overthrown in this revolution.
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After this, Che Guevara expressed the desire to take the scope of the revolution to the whole of South America and developing countries.
Che Guevara moved from Cuba to Bolivia where he led rebel forces fighting against President René Barrientos Ortuno.
Murder of che Guevara
With the help of America, Bolivia's army captured Che Guevara and the remaining fighters.
On October 9, 1967, Che Guevara was murdered in a village called La Higuera and his body was buried in a secret place.
In 1997, the secret place was found after which his last remains were brought to Cuba and he was cremated again.
People's opinion is still divided about what the revolutionary Che Guevara did during his lifetime.
His supporters see him as an example of dedication and self-sacrifice, while his critics say that Che Guevara was a cruel and barbaric person.
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