Proletarian Catalan Party

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Proletarian Catalan Party
Partit Català Proletari
President Jaume Compte
Founded 1934 (1934)
Dissolved 1936 (1936)
Newspaper Catalunya Insurgent
Youth wing Joventuts del Partit Català Proletari
Membership 500–800
Ideology Communism
Leninism
Catalan independence
Political position Left-wing
Colours Red
Congreso de los Diputados (1936)
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Proletarian Catalan Party (Catalan: Partit Català Proletari) was a political party in Catalonia, Spain. PCP was founded in January 1934. Its main leader was Jaume Compte. PCP had its origins in the Estat Català-Partit Proletari, founded in 1932.[1]

The goal of PCP was the creation of a Catalan Socialist Republic.[2]

The party had a large influence with the trade union Centre Autonomista de Dependents de Comerç i Industria (CADCI).[1] In 1936 Peres Aznar, a PCP deputy in the Cortes, was elected president of CADCI.[3]

The party had around 500–800 members at its peak, mainly from Barcelona.[1] PCP published Catalunya Insurgent. Its youth wing was known as Joventuts del Partit Català Proletari.[2]

In 1936 PCP merged with other groups to form the Unified Socialist Party of Catalonia.[1]

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