Fanny Edelman

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Fanny Edelman
President of the Communist Party of Argentina
In office
April 15, 1970 – November 1, 2011
Preceded by Victorio Codovilla
Succeeded by Patricio Echegaray
Personal details
Born 27 February 1911
San Francisco, Córdoba, Argentina
Died 1 November 2011 (aged 100)
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Fanny Jacovkis, better known as Fanny Edelman (27 February 1911 – 1 November 2011)[1] was an Argentine politician that was part of the International Brigades in defense of the Second Spanish Republic. She was president of the Communist Party of Argentina until the day of her death.



  1. ^ "A los 100 años murió Fanny Edelman" (in Spanish). Página/12. 2011-11-01. Retrieved 2016-04-20. 
  2. ^ "Iconic Communist Leader Dies at the Age of 100" (in Spanish). The Argentina Independent. 2011-11-03. Retrieved 2016-12-07. 

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