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Aveling, Edward Bibbens (1849–1898), Marxist campaigner, was born on 29 November 1849 at 6 Nelson Terrace, Stoke Newington, the fifth of eight children of Thomas William Baxter Aveling (1815–1884), Congregationalist minister, and his wife, Mary Ann (d. 1877), daughter of Thomas Goodall...

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Barlas, John Evelyn [pseud. Evelyn Douglas] (1860–1914), poet and anarchist–communist, was born in Rangoon, Burma, on 13 July 1860, the third and only surviving son of John Barlas (1826–1861), a merchant in the East Indies, and his wife, Elizabeth Anne (1835–1878), the daughter of ...

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Bax, Ernest Belfort (1854–1926), Marxist theoretician and activist, was born at his parents' home, 27 Clarendon Square, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, on 23 July 1854, the last of four children of Daniel Bax (d. 1882), a manufacturer, and his wife, Eleanor, daughter of ...

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Chattopadhyaya, Virendranath [Chatto] (1880–1937), Indian nationalist and communist, was born in Hyderabad in 1880, the eldest son and second child of Aghornath Chattopadhyaya (1851–1915), an educator and scholar, and his wife, Baradasundari, otherwise Varada Devi, a musician and dancer, who raised their extraordinary family in ...

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Cliff, Tony [formerly Ygael Amnon Gluckstein] (1917–2000), Trotskyist leader, was born on 20 May 1917 at Zikhron Yaakov in Turkish Palestine, the youngest of four children of Akiva Gluckstein, a prosperous building contractor, and his wife, Esther, who had emigrated from Russian ...

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Crawfurd [née Jack; other married name Anderson], Helen (1877–1954), suffragette and communist, was born at 175 Cumberland Street, Glasgow, on 9 November 1877, the fourth of seven children of William Jack, a prosperous master baker, and his wife, Helen Kyle. Her parents had been married in ...

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Dutt, (Rajani) Palme (1896–1974), political leader, was born at Cambridge on 19 June 1896, the younger son (there was also a daughter) of Upendra Krishna Dutt, a Bengali, who had studied medicine in England and established a practice in Cambridge. Dutt's Swedish mother, ...

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(Rajani) Palme Dutt (1896–1974) by Howard Coster, 1943 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Alan Ecclestone (1904–1992) by unknown photographer, c. 1960 private collection

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Ecclestone, Alan (1904–1992), Church of England clergyman and communist activist, was born on 3 June 1904 at 233 Princes Road, Stoke-on-Trent, the second of the two children of George Henry Ecclestone (1867–1942), a pottery designer, and his wife, Emily Florence, née Heath (1872–1945)...