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 Buenaventura Durruti Dumange

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Buenaventura Durruti Dumange

Birth
León, Provincia de León, Castilla y León, Spain
Death 20 Nov 1936 (aged 40)
Madrid, Provincia de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Burial Barcelona, Provincia de Barcelona, Cataluna, Spain
Memorial ID 68700342 View Source
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General and major anarchist figure during the Spanish Civil War. Working closely with the Anarcho-Syndicalist groups CNT-FAI, he led the 3,000-strong Durruti Column to fight against the Nationalist forces of Francisco Franco. While defending Madrid, Durruti was shot in disputed circumstances and died the next day in a makeshift hospital. Over 250,000 people attended his funeral in Barcelona. Today, Durruti remains a lasting icon of anarchism, both in Spain and around the world.From Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buenaventura_Durruti

"José Buenaventura Durruti Dumange (14 July 1896 – 20 November 1936) was a Spanish insurrectionary, anarcho-syndicalist militant involved with the CNT, FAI and other anarchist organisations during the period leading up to and including the Spanish Civil War. Durruti played an influential role during the Spanish Revolution and is remembered as a hero in the anarchist movement."


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  • Find a Grave Memorial 68700342
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