biographies

Martín Bellido, Antonio, 1938-2014

Antonio Martín Bellido at l'Escorial de Madrid (July 1963)

A short obituary and biography of anarchist and anti-Franco urban guerrilla Antonio Martin Bellido, who sadly died at 5.00 am yesterday, 17 August , by his friend and comrade Stuart Christie.

Portales, Suceso (1904-1999)

Suceso Portales

A short biography of Spanish anarchist Suceso Portales, fighter for the liberation of women

Hermosilla Sagredo, Julia, 1916-2009

Julia Hermosilla Sagredo

A short biography of lifelong Sopanish anarchist militant Julia Hermosilla Sagredo

Denais, Paul (1922-2014)

(l. to r.) Denais, Sanchez Ruano, Martin, Alberola

A short biography of Paul Denais, doctor and libertarian communist, active within French movement

Bill Pritchard, Revolutionary Socialist

Bill Pritchard, Revolutionary Socialist

Bill Pritchard
Revolutionary Socialist
Life in the Socialist Party of Canada and the OBU, 1910-1922
Bill Pritchard is probably best known for being jailed under a bogus conspiracy charge in the aftermath of the Winnipeg General Strike. He was also a militant of the Socialist Party of Canada, the editor of its newspaper, The Western Clarion, and a founder of the One Big Union. After the demise of the SPC, he was an early member of the CCF and was Reeve of Burnaby for a number of years. Later in life, he returned to the "Impossibilist" socialism of his roots.

Crespo, Carmen (1916-1936)

A short biography of the Spanish anarchist militia woman Carmen Crespo who died at the age of twenty

Hernáez Vargas, Casilda aka Kasi, 1914-1992

Casilda Hernaez

A short biography of Basque anarchist Casilda Hernaez.

Haden, Charlie, 1937-2014

A short obituary of the seminal jazz bassist and anti-war activist Charlie Haden, who died last week.

Cobos Peña, Maria Luisa (1909-1973)

Maria Luisa Cobos

A short biography of Maria Luisa Cobos, Spanish anarchist and protagonist of women's liberation

Prat Coll, Dolores (1905-2001)

Dolores Prat

A short biography of the anarchist Dolores Prat