|Birth: ||Mar. 15, 1900|
|Death: ||Oct. 16, 1980|
Communist politician and secretary of the Italian Communist Party from 1964 to 1972. He took part in the Spanish Civil War as an inspector of the Republican troops in the International Brigades under the leadership of Randolfo Pacciardi, and took the nom de guerre Gallo. After the defeat of the Second Spanish Republic by Francisco Franco, he returned to France. In 1947 he published a book entitled "A people in the Maquis". After the war he was a member of the National Congress and in 1946 was elected to the Constituent Assembly. He was subsequently elected, and repeatedly re-elected, to the Italian Chamber of Deputies on the PCI list and was a member of the party leadership. In 1964, after the death of Palmiro Togliatti, he became secretary of the PCI.
Cimitero Comunale Monumentale Campo Verano
Cittą Metropolitana di Roma Capitale
Plot: Nuovo Reparto, Riquadro 8 Distinti.
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Originally Created by: Errete
Record added: Jun 14, 2010
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