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Bourdin, Martiallocked

(1867/8–1894)
  • Paul Gibbard

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Bourdin, Martial (1867/8–1894), anarchist, was born in Tours, France, of working-class parents, and was one of eight siblings. He developed radical sympathies at an early age and when barely in his teens devoted himself to the anarchist cause. During his early years he also learned the trade of tailoring, and by 1884 was probably working as a ladies' tailor in ...

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