Errico Malatesta

Errico Malatesta

Born: December 14, 1853

Died: July 22, 1932

Nationality: Italian

Occupation: Activist, writer, revolutionary

Biography: Errico Malatesta was an Italian anarcho-communist. He was an insurrectionary anarchist early in his life. He spent much of his life exiled from his homeland of Italy and in total spent more than ten years in prison. He wrote and edited a number of radical newspapers and was also a friend of Mikhail Bakunin. He was an enormously popular figure in his time.