Paul Reclus (anarchist)

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Paul Reclus

Paul Reclus was a French anarchist who was born May 25, 1858, and who died January 19, 1941.[1] He was part of a family of famous anarchists including Elisee Reclus.

He fled Paris to Switzerland after the crushing of the Paris Commune.[2] He spent a period of time in Edinburgh.[3]

His son was Jacques Reclus.[4]

In 1916 he was a signer of the controversial Manifesto of the Sixteen, signed also by Peter Kropotkin, which advocated support for the Allied forces in World War 1.[5][6]


  1. ^ "RECLUS Paul [dit Georges Guyou] [Dictionnaire des anarchistes] - Maitron". Retrieved 2016-12-24.
  2. ^ "Ephéméride Anarchiste 25 mai". Retrieved 2016-12-24.
  3. ^ "The birth of Glasgow's anarchism". Retrieved 2016-12-24.
  4. ^ "Reclus, Jacques (1894-1984) aka Shao Kelu". Retrieved 2016-12-24.
  5. ^ "The Manifesto of the Sixteen (1916)". Retrieved 2016-12-24.
  6. ^ Sarka-SPIP, Collectif. "RECLUS Paul, André " GUYOU, Georges " - Dictionnaire international des militants anarchistes". Retrieved 2016-12-24.