Antonio Gramsci

Marxist Theorist and Politician Antonio Gramsci Full Name: Antonio Gramsci
Nationality:

Italian

Profession: Marxist Theorist and Politician
Why Famous: Gramsci's theory of cultural hegemony described how states use cultural institutions to maintain power in capitalist societies.

Born: January 23, 1891
Star Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ales, Sardinia, Italy

Died: April 27, 1937 (aged 46)

Historical Events in the Life of Antonio Gramsci

  • 1919-05-01 "L'Ordine Nuovo" Italian socialist weekly newspaper established in Turin by Antonio Gramsci, Angelo Tasca and Palmiro Togliatti
  • 1921-01-21 Italian Communist Party founded at Livorno by Amadeo Bordiga and Antonio Gramsci
  • 1926-11-09 Italian Communist leader Antonio Gramsci is arrested in Rome

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