Antonio Gramsci

Antonio Gramsci

Antonio Gramsci (22 January 1891 – 27 April 1937) was an Italian Marxist theoretician and communist militant. He wrote on political theory, sociology and linguistics. He was a founding member and one-time leader of the Communist Party of Italy and was imprisoned by Benito Mussolini\'s Fascist regime. He is widely regarded as one of the most creative Marxist theoreticians of the twentieth century.