Cesare Seassaro

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Cesare Seassaro was a socialist publicist, born in Pavia on March, the 25th, 1891. Author in 1918 of Cooperazione e municipalizzazione. La personalità giuridica dell’azienda municipalizzata.

After the Great War, Cesare Seassaro was a socialist–catholic and ex-combatant.[1] later he turned to the left and became one of the early Italian communists. Already in 1919 he wrote for the weekly L'Ordine Nuovo founded in Turin on May Day 1919 by Antonio Gramsci (1891–1937).[2]

As director of the Il Lavoratore from Trieste, he came in Fiume to give "organisational support" from the Communist Party of Italy in building the Communist Party of Fiume, where he died in his sleep of gas intoxication on 15 November 1921.


  1. ^ JOHN M. FOOT, ‘WHITE BOLSHEVIKS’? THE CATHOLIC LEFT AND THE SOCIALISTS IN ITALY – 1919–1920, The Historical Journal (1997), 40:2:415-433 Cambridge University Press
  2. ^ Giovanna Frisoli, Amerigo Sallusti (2007). La "lunga" resistenza operaia contro il fascismo: 1922–1945 (1st ed.). Varese: Arterigere-Essezeta. p. 28. ISBN 978-88-89666-20-3.