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Pierre Besnard

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Collection: 1886 Births, 1947 Deaths, Anarcho-Syndicalists, French Anarchists
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Pierre Besnard

Pierre Besnard (8 October 1886 – 19 February 1947) was a French revolutionary syndicalist. He was the Confederal Secretary of the Confédération Générale du Travail-Syndicaliste Révolutionnaire (CGT-SR) from 1929, and the Secretary of the International Workers' Association.


  • Les syndicats ouvriers et la révolution sociale, Paris, 1930
  • Le monde nouveau, CGT-SR, 1936
  • L'éthique du syndicalisme, CGT-SR, 1936

Besnard was also a contributor to Sébastien Faure's Encyclopédie anarchiste.

External links

  • Biography of Pierre Besnard from the Daily Bleed's Anarchist Encyclopedia
  • Fondation Pierre Besnard (French)

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