Body, Marcel, 1894-1984

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Body, Marcel. Born in Limoges, France 1894, died in 1984; typographer; member of the Section Française de l'Internationale Ouvrière (SFIO) in 1914; army volunteer from 1917; broke with France because of its interventionist policy, and joined the federation of foreign communist groups in Moscow; editor of the French periodical Troisième Internationale published in Moscow; sent to Christiania, Norway, as a special secretary to the Supreme Sovjet in 1921; member of the Executive of the COMINTERN in 1926; refused to stay in the diplomatic service; returned to France in 1927; expelled from the party in 1928 for recommending the electorate to vote for a socialist candidate; founded La Vérité and gathered the oppositional circle Union des Travailleurs Révolutionnaires around this periodical; involved in the syndicalist movement.

From the description of Archives 1926-1936. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81277661

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Birth 1894-09-23

Death 1984-11-12





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SNAC ID: 54693073