Alexander Berkman (November 21, 1870 – June 28, 1936) was a Russian-American anarchist and author. He was a leading member of the anarchist movement in the early 20th century, famous for both his political activism and his writing.
Alexander Berkman, known by the Russian diminutive "Sasha," was born in Russia in 1870 to a family of merchants with ties to the nihilists, a political group who rejected all established...
Alexander Berkman Aka Sasha, born 21 November 1870, Vilnius, Lithuania, died 28 June 1936, Nice, France. When Alexander Berkman’s tragic end was announced, many of the older comrades, who knew him personally, felt that his death had left a space which would never be filled.
(Editor) Alexander Berkman was a well-known anarchist who led an avant-garde movement in the U.S. He was a part of a principal Jewish anarchist group, ‘Pioneers of Liberty’. He was given 22 years prison sentence on the charge of his attempted murder of a factory manager.
Alexander Berkman (November 21, 1870 – June 28, 1936) was a Russian - American writer and a leading member of the anarchist movement of the 19th and early 20th centuries. He was the lover of Emma Goldman. In 1892, he tried to kill Henry Clay Frick because of his involvement with the Homestead Strike.
In 1892, Alexander Berkman, Russian émigré, anarchist, and lover of Emma Goldman, attempted to assassinate industrialist Henry Clay Frick. The act was intended both as retribution for the massacre of workers in the Homestead strike and as an incitement to revolution.
Alexander Berkman (November 21, 1870 – June 28, 1936) was an anarchist known for his political activism and writing. He was a leading member of the anarchist movement in the early 20th century. Berkman was born in Vilna in the Russian Empire (present-day Vilnius, Lithuania) and emigrated to the United States in 1888.
In 1892, she helped her lover and ally, Aleksandr Berkman, to carry out an attempt on the life of the “most hated man in America”, Henry Clay Frick - a vicious industrialist and the trade unions’...
Source: From Alexander Berkman, Now and After: The ABC of Communist Anarchism, New York, Vanguard Press, 1929. Retrieved on March 12 th , 2009 from dwardmac.pitzer.edu . Notes: This book has other editions which have been published under different titles such as Now and After: The ABC of Communist Anarchism , What Is Communist Anarchism? , and ...
Alexander Berkman, the son of a Jewish businessman, was born in Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, on 21st November, 1870. At the time the territory was part of the Russian Empire. His father, a wholesaler in the shoe industry, was prosperous enough to be allowed to move to St. Petersburg.