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About Antonio Gramsci
Antonio Francesco Gramsci was an Italian philosopher, linguist, journalist, writer and politician. His writings were on political theory, Marxist philosophy, sociology, linguistics and history.
During his 11-year imprisonment for his activities as a leader of the Communist Party of Italy, he wrote over 30 notebooks, popular amongst them being his “Prison Notebooks” essay series. He is also widely recognized for formulating the theory of cultural hegemony.
He was one of seven sons born to Giuseppina Marcias and Francesco Gramsci. He married Julia Schucht in 1922. They had two sons. However, he never met his second son, who was born in his first year in prison, 1926.
The Fascist Italian regime, at the time, led by Benito Mussolini arrested Gramsci (then the leader of the Communist Party) in November 1926. It followed stringent measures put in place after the alleged assassination attempt of Mussolini.
He died on 27 April 1937 from deteriorated health while in prison.
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Famous quotes by Antonio Gramsci
I'm a pessimist because of intelligence, but an optimist because of will.Antonio Gramsci
My practicality consists in this, in the knowledge that if you beat your head against the wall it is your head which breaks and not the wall - that is my strength, my only strength.Antonio Gramsci
To tell the truth is revolutionary.Antonio Gramsci
F.A.Q. about Antonio Gramsci
When is his birthday?
Antonio Gramsci's birthday is on January 22, 1891.
In how many days is his birthday?
Antonio's birthday is in 50 days
How old was Antonio when he died?
He was 46 years old.
When did he die?
He died in April 27, 1937.
How old would he be today?
Antonio Gramsci would be 130 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Antonio from?
He was born in Ales, Sardinia, Italy.
Antonio Gramsci's Popularity
Antonio Gramsci was a famous Italian philosopher and theorist, who was born on January 22, 1891. As a person born on this date, Antonio Gramsci is listed in our database as the 111th most popular celebrity for the day (January 22) and the 59th most popular for the year (1891).
People born on January 22 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aquarius, the Water Bearer. Antonio Gramsci is the 2987th most popular Aquarius.
Aside from information specific to Antonio Gramsci's birthday, Antonio Gramsci is the 563rd most famous Italian.
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