Luigi Galleani

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Luigi Galleani (1861-1931) was a major figure in the anarchist movement, specifically among Italian anarchists, known as an unflinching advocate of propaganda by the deed. Galleani savored insurrectionary anarchism, seeing the Idea (as they termed anarchism) as a crusade and anarchists as martyrs pursuing holy vengeance and retribution against State, Capital, and Church.

Galleani was an influential Italian anarchist of the early 20th century. He was an accomplished radical orator, strongly charismatic, and inspired countless followers among his Italian comrades.

"When we talk about property, State, masters, government, laws, courts, & police, we say only that we don't want any of them."

— Luigi Galleani, The End of Anarchism?

Galleani died of a heart attack on November 4, 1931, at the age of 70.