Lucio Magri

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Lucio Magri (born August 19, 1932 in Ferrara , † November 28, 2011 in Bellinzona ) was an Italian journalist and politician .


Magri joined the Italian Communist Party (PCI) in the 1950s . In 1969 he was one of the founders of the reform communist daily Il Manifesto and was expelled from the PCI because of a breach of party discipline. In 1974 he was a founding member and general secretary of the Proletarian Unity Party for Communism, until it dissolved in the PCI in 1984. After the majority of the PCI abandoned Marxism in 1991 , Magri initiated the formation of the Party of Communist Re-establishment .

In 2009 he published an autobiographical account of the history of the PCI under the title Il sarto di Ulm . In 2015 a German translation with the title Der Schneider von Ulm was published. A possible history of the KPI in Argument Verlag .

Individual evidence

  2. Archived copy ( Memento of October 10, 2013 in the Internet Archive )