Antònia Fontanillas Borràs

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Antònia Fontanillas Borràs (29 May 1917 – 23 September 2014) was a Spanish Catalan seamstress, anarcho-syndicalist, trade unionist, and militant anarchist from Palafrugell.[1] She was a leader within various organizations including Libertarian Youth of Palafrugell, Solidaritat Internacional Antifeixista (SIA), and Confederación Nacional del Trabajo (CNT). With her mother, she fled Catalonia in 1939, setting in Toulouse. She returned to Spain on several occasions, bringing propaganda, weapons, or money. Fontanillas died in Tolosa in 2011.[2]

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  1. ^ "Antonia Fontanillas Borrás – militante anarquista". Confederación Nacional del Trabajo. Retrieved 15 September 2016.
  2. ^ "Rosa Lavinya Carreras" (in Catalan). Diccionari biogràfic de dones Consultes. Retrieved 15 September 2016.