Wilebaldo Solano

Wilebaldo Solano was a leading participant in the Spanish Party of Marxist Unity (POUM). The POUM was the most important organization of the revolutionary left during the Spanish Revolution (1936-39). As general secretary of the Iberia Communist Youth in 1936, Solano was a member of the POUM’s executive committee. After he was released from prison in 1944 and was in exile, he was the POUM’s general secretary. He has written an account of that period and founded the Fundacion Andreu Nin.

The POUM's Seven Decades
Against the Current, No. 143, November/December 2009