The Transylvania Times -



July 31, 2017

On Nov. 9, 1926 Mussollini’s Italian government enacted a new wave of emergency laws, taking as a pretext an alleged attempt on Mussolini’s life. Within days his fascist police arrested Antonio Gramsci, the head of PCI (Partito Comunista d’Italia), the Communist Party of Italy, and took him to Regina Coeli, the famous Roman prison. Gramsci, seen by many as the most important Marxist thinker of the twentieth century, was imprisoned until 1934 when his health deteriorated severely and he gained conditional freedom.

He died in 1937 at the “Quisisana” Hospital in Rome at the age of 4...

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