Top 10 Influential Communist Leaders
Script written by Kelly MacDonald. These were the faces of a new political order: there are many figures through history that have furthered the cause of communism, for better or worse. While many of those leaders have been accused of terrible crimes, there’s no denying communism around the world would not be the same without them. In remembrance of Fidel Castro’s December 2nd, 1961 speech wherein he declared that Cuba was to adopt Communism, WatchMojo.com counts down our picks for the top 10 communist leaders. For this list, we looked for political revolutionaries and communist leaders who had a major impact on the emergence and growth of Communist states throughout the world, in the twentieth century.