Trockji escaped twice from the Siberian exile, but at the outbreak of the 1917 revolution he was unfortunately in New York. When Stalin obtained power, he was exiled first to Alma-Alta and then to a Turkish island. He wandered to Mexico: where the great-uncle of the actor Christian de Sica, Ramon Mercader, in the summer of 1940, would have killed him hitting his head with an ice ax. 

Dario Agazzi for SAFT