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Gabriel PERI

French Gabriel PERI

born Gabriel Joseph Marie PERI

French Communist journalist and politician, and member of the French Resistance

Source :  Franck TOMI

Born: on February 09, 1902 in Toulon, France
Died: on December 15, 1941 in Mont Valérien, France


Péri was born in Toulon to a Corsican family. Forced to give up his studies at an early age, he immersed himself in political activities, and wrote for newspapers in Aix-en-Provence and Marseille.

At the age of twenty-two, Péri became departmental manager of Foreign Politics at l'Humanité. He was elected Deputy for Argenteuil in 1932 and was re-elected in 1936.

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