Antonio Gramsci

Antonio Gramsci

Born: January 22, 1891

Died: April 27, 1937

Nationality: Italian

Occupation: Politician

Biography: Antonio Gramsci was an Italian writer, politician, political theorist, and linguist. He was a founding member and a leader of the Communist Party of Italy. He was later imprisoned by Benito Mussolini's Fascist regime.

Source/Notes: Letter from Prison (19 December 1929); also attributed to Romain Rolland.

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