Björn Kumm

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Björn Kumm (born 1938) is a Swedish journalist and author. He has written books on Latin America, the Cold War, and on the history of terrorism. As a young journalist, Kumm made the scoop of his life in 1967, when he was one of the few people who witnessed the dead body of Che Guevara after the execution of the captured revolutionary leader by Bolivian troops. Kumm described the scene in a November 11, 1967, exclusive for The New Republic.[1]

In 2007, Kumm wrote a biography on Guevara called Che.


  1. ^ The Death of Che Guevara by Bjorn Kumm, The New Republic, Originally published on November 11, 1967